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Johnathon Caldwell

Vice President & General Manager, Military Space, Lockheed Martin Space

Johnathon Caldwell is the Vice President and General Manager of the Military Space line of business within Lockheed Martin Space. In this role, Johnathon is responsible for critical national security space programs and mission areas including global navigation satellite systems, space-based missile warning, protected communications, space protection and operations, and logistics and sustainment for various customers including the Department of Defense.

Previously, Mr. Caldwell served as the Vice President of Business Innovation Transformation & Enterprise Excellence for Lockheed Martin Space where he led the digital modernization and sustainment of Lockheed Martin Space, including the Business Area’s Chief Information Officer, CDAO, ISO & Classified Systems, Business Transformation, and Digital Innovation groups.

Mr. Caldwell’s 25-year career includes a series of progressive leadership roles within Lockheed Martin, from Vice President of the Navigation Systems mission area, where he was responsible for the company’s Positioning, Navigation and Timing $7B Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) business portfolio, including space, ground, and operations of this worldwide critical military and civilian infrastructure. Prior to this, he held a series of progressive leadership roles within the business, spanning from GPS program leadership and chief engineer, as well as roles in program management, payloads, systems engineering and supply chain across a variety of Government and Commercial space programs.

Mr. Caldwell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado. He is a graduate of Lockheed Martin’s Leadership Excellence & Development Program, Program Management Development Program and Executive Development & Growth Enhancement Program. He is also a two-time recipient of the Lockheed Martin Corporate NOVAAward, which recognizes individuals and teams for their exceptional contribution to the company’s mission and business objectives.


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