Senior Director, Mission Strategy, Military Space
Lockheed Martin Space
Eric Brown is the senior director of Mission Strategy for Lockheed Martin Space’s Military Space business. In this role, Mr. Brown works with the U.S. Government and its allies developing space solutions with a focus on the following mission areas: missile warning and defense, military satellite communications (MILSATCOM), position, navigation and timing (PNT), space control, space domain awareness, and tactical missions. Mr. Brown leads Lockheed Martin’s efforts to combine the company’s investments in future capabilities with those of teammates in industry, academia, research labs, and the U.S. Government to establish new architectures responsive to emerging threats to space and missions. Based on the criticality of space to today’s global security, Mr. Brown coordinates across Lockheed Martin’s complete portfolio, which includes fighter aircraft, missiles, and mission systems, to architect the infrastructure needed to enable Joint All-Domain Operations (JADO). As part of this work, he leads Lockheed Martin Innovation Partners, the company’s initiative to engage, accelerate, and onboard non-traditional companies and partners to programs of record.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin Space, Mr. Brown led PwC’s Strategy& global space community of interest, providing strategic consultation on topics of competitive positioning, new technology introduction, and inorganic strategy to executives across aerospace, defense, space, industrial, and technology sectors. Previously, he supported various agencies across the intelligence and defense communities in the development of mission and organizational strategies and concepts of operations to respond to evolving threats and critical national requirements.
Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College, a Master of Arts in National Security Policy from Georgetown University, and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Astrotech Space Operations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin.
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Originally aired: March 3, 2022