Executive Profiles

Johnathon Caldwell, Vice President and General Manager at Lockheed Martin Space

Johnathon Caldwell,

VP and GM,

Lockheed Martin Space

Johnathon Caldwell, Vice President and General Manager at Lockheed Martin Space

Johnathon Caldwell is the vice president and general manager of the military space business area within Lockheed Martin Space, where he oversees global navigation satellite systems, space-based missile warning, protected communications and other services and products for customers such as the Department of Defense.

A portion of his time with the company was spent working on the Space Based Infrared System program, most recently contributing to the final satellite launch that took place in August.

He was previously vice president at Lockheed Martin Space, responsible for digital modernization and sustainment efforts, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Before that, Caldwell served as VP of the military space business area’s navigation systems division. In that role, he led the development, production and launch of the GPS III satellite and the operations and sustainment of older models. Caldwell also managed the development of advanced positioning, navigation and timing technologies.

Previously, he spent time as a program director and chief engineer for GPS III. For seven years, Caldwell concentrated on program management for SBIRS’ space, ground and operations segments. From 2003 to 2008, he handled engineering management for the project.

His career at Lockheed began as a principal engineer on satellite guidance navigation, protected communications and space imaging capabilities, among other offerings.

Caldwell, a Potomac Officers Club member, is a graduate of several Lockheed leadership programs and is a multiple-time recipient of the company’s NOVA Award. He earned a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado.

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