Eric Brown is the Vice President of Advanced Program Development for Lockheed Martin’s Military Space business, working with the U.S. Government and its allies to develop space solutions with a particular focus on the following mission areas: missile warning and defense; military satellite communications (MILSATCOM); position, navigation, timing (PNT); space control; space domain awareness; and tactical integration. Mr. Brown leads Lockheed Martin’s developmental efforts from architectural design through research & development and ultimately defining operational warfighting capabilities. He oversees the coordination of 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 the space enablement across Lockheed Martin’s complete portfolio, which includes fighter aircraft, missiles and mission systems, to provide warfighters the tools needed to sustain US and allied operational advantage.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin Space, Mr. Brown led PwC Strategy &’s global space community of practice, 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.