Jul 02, 2019
(Noon Meeting) MARK STEWART

Mark Stewart is the Vice President for Lockheed Martin Space Operations, responsible for Supply Chain; Production Operations; Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO); Quality Assurance; Program Management; LM2100 Bus Center of Excellence; Enterprise Facility Strategy & Development; Production Integration & Control; Enterprise Transformation and Security & Emergency Services. Space Operations has more than 6,000 dedicated professionals deployed to company and customer sites throughout the country.

Previously, Mark served as the Vice President of Program Management within Lockheed Martin Space.  In this capacity, he was responsible for establishing robust programs, improving program execution, and developing next generation of program managers.

With leadership experience spanning 35 years, Mark has held a series of increasingly responsible program, technical, and managerial positions including Vice President Navigation Systems, Vice President of Manufacturing, Vice President of Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO), and Vice President of Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems Engineering and Operations. As the Vice President of Navigations Systems, he was responsible for the execution of Global Positioning System (GPS) III development and production programs, GPS constellation operations and sustainment, and capture of future Navigation Systems business opportunities. In this role, he successfully led the GPS Program team to deliver the first state-of-art GPS III space vehicle, demonstrating compatibility with the existing satellite constellation and future Next Generation Operational Control Segment (OCX). Across his Lockheed Martin Space leadership tenure, Mark has led component, subsystem, and system integration, test, and launch operations for over 90 space vehicles.

Mark began his career in locomotive production supervision within the General Electric Transportation Division in 1984. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York and a Master's Degree in Business Management from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a graduate of General Electric’s Manufacturing Management and Edison Advanced Course in Engineering Programs.

Mark currently serves as member of the Astrotech Space Operations Board of Directors.