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

Mark Valerio

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

Mark Valerio is vice president and general manager of the Military Space line of business for Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Space Systems Company. In this capacity, he has general management responsibility for critical national security space programs including the Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS), Global Positioning System (GPS), Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), and other space programs for the Department of Defense.  Previously, Valerio was vice president and general manager of Surveillance and Navigation Systems, vice president of Programs, and vice president and general manager of the Special Programs line of business. Throughout his 30 year career, he has led several critical initiatives for Lockheed Martin Corporation, including leadership for multiple first-of-a-kind space development programs. Valerio has delivered more than 35 satellites from numerous launch vehicles and launch sites, and has worked on various types of contracts for the U.S. Government, national and international commercial customers. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Widener University at Pennsylvania, and a Master of Business Administration Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Information Systems from University of Colorado at Denver. Valerio is also a graduate of the Harvard JFK School of Government’s National and International Security Management program.

Participating Events

Thursday, April 16, 2015
2:30 p.m.:
Panel: Acquisition and Affordability
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

RADM Charlie Hamilton, (USN, Ret.)

Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton

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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