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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Jeffrey D. Grant

Jeffrey D. Grant
Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Jeffrey D. Grant is sector vice president and general manager of Space Systems at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security.  In this role, Grant leads the division which provides space solutions for civil, military, and restricted customers.  Prior to this appointment, Grant was vice president of National Systems for Space Systems.  Grant also served previously as the vice president of Business Development at Northrop Grumman’s former Space Technology sector, after joining the company via the acquisition of TRW in December 2002.  Prior to joining TRW, he held a variety of government and private sector positions, including; serving as vice president and chief technical officer for Astrolink International, LLC, an international joint venture to develop and operate a global, broadband telecommunications satellite system.  Before joining the private sector, Grant served for 21 years at the United States Central Intelligence Agency in positions at the CIA/National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Directorate of Science and Technology, and Directorate of Intelligence, Office of Scientific Intelligence.  Grant received a Bachelor of Science in ocean engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology. 

Participating Events

Monday, April 13, 2015
6:30 p.m.:
Opening Ceremony
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

Opening Ceremony Join us for a memorable and enjoyable Opening Ceremony! Hear opening remarks from Colorado Governor, John W. Hickenlooper, followed by a short welcome, presented by Space Foundation CEO, Elliot H. Pulham, an introduction of the Opening Ceremony corporate host, Jeffrey D. Grant with Northrop Grumman and presentation of awards. Enjoy performances by enra, creating magic by fusing technology and performance art.

Following Opening Ceremony festivities, the Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center and Pavilion will open at 7:30 p.m., for all to enjoy seeing the latest in global space technology. The evening will end with a spectacular fireworks show, beginning at 9 p.m., co-sponsored by Intelsat.

Opening Remarks:

Corporate Host:

Jeffrey D. Grant

Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Co-sponsor:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
9:10 a.m.:
Space Foundation Welcome
Space Classified
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Scitor Conference Center

Jeffrey D. Grant

Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
4:30 p.m.:
Closing Remarks
Space Classified
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Scitor Conference Center
Featured Speaker:

Jeffrey D. Grant

Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Thursday, April 16, 2015
2:30 p.m.:
Panel: Acquisition and Affordability
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage
Moderator:

RADM Charlie Hamilton, (USN, Ret.)

Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton
Panelists:

Craig R. Cooning

President, Network and Space Systems
Boeing Defense, Space and Security

Jeffrey D. Grant

Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Kristina Harrington

Director of Signals Intelligence Directorate
National Reconnaissance Office

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Military Deputy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition

Mark Valerio

Vice President and General Manager, Military Space
Lockheed Martin Corporation's Space Systems Company

 

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