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

Sandy Johnson

Sandy Johnson
President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Sandy Johnson is President and CEO of Barrios Technology.  Johnson was part of the group that formed Barrios Technology in 1980 and, in 1993; she purchased the company, returning Barrios to its roots, as a woman-owned small business.  Under Johnson's leadership, Barrios Technology has continually held prime government contracts and has earned many awards, including twice receiving NASA’s George M. Low Award for Quality and Excellence, and being named NASA’s Woman-Owned Business of the Year in 2005.  Johnson began her aerospace career as an engineer with McDonnell Douglas Corp. supporting the Skylab and Space Shuttle programs.  Johnson is active in many charitable organizations; particularly those focused on education, and has received numerous awards for achievements in her community and as an entrepreneur.  Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from Louisiana Tech University and an MBA from the University of Houston Clear Lake, both having recognized her as a Distinguished Alumnus.

Participating Events

Monday, April 13, 2015
3:00 p.m. to
4:30 p.m.:
New Generation Leadership Exchange: Speed Mentoring
New Generation Space Leaders
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor Main Ballroom
Senior Mentors:

Amir R. Blachman

Managing Director
Space Angels Network

Rick Byrens

President
Alliance Spacesystems

Brig. Gen. Cary Chun, USAF (Ret.)

Senior Vice President Client Relations
ASRC Federal

BG Timothy R. Coffin

Commanding General
White Sands Missile Range

Dan Collins

Chief Operating Officer
United Launch Alliance

Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux

President and COO
Escape Dynamics Inc.

Michael C. Gass

Former President and Chief Executive Officer
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Philippe Hazane

Space attaché & CNES Representative
Embassy of France

Sandy Johnson

President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Gregory Johnson

President & Executive Director
Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

Janet Nickloy

Vice President, National Strategy & Business Development
Harris Corporation

Dara A. Panahy

Partner
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Chirag Parikh

Director of Space Policy
National Security Council, The White House

The Honorable Patricia Grace Smith

Former FAA Associate Administrator, Commercial Space Transportation
Principal, Patti Grace Smith Consulting, L.L.C.

John Williams

President & CEO
Universal Space Network
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
9:00 a.m. to
10:15 a.m.:
Prospects and Issues for Small Business
Symposium Program
Concurrent Session
Location: International Center South - Main Stage
Moderator:

Deborah L. Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates
Panelists:

Steve Cook

Vice President, Corporate Development
Dynetics

Sandy Johnson

President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Stanley O. Kennedy, Jr.

President
Oakman Aerospace

Mark King

Chief Executive Officer
Micropac

Richard Pournelle

Senior Vice-President of Business Development
NanoRacks

 

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