Executive Profiles

Maria Demaree, Lockheed’s VP, GM of Space Mission Solutions

Maria Demaree

Space Missions VP. GM

Lockheed Martin

Maria Demaree, Lockheed’s VP, GM of Space Mission Solutions

Maria Demaree, a Potomac Officers Club member, serves as the vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin's space mission solutions, roles she has held for over two years. 

She is responsible for about 4.4K employees and an annual sales base of over $1B in support of government defense and intelligence agencies.

The mission systems division conducts mission-critical efforts such as the development of enterprise, cloud and application-based solutions for mission management, command a control, collection orchestration and tasking, processing, data analysis and analytics.

Demaree previously served as vice VP of engineering for mission systems and operations for Lockheed's space unit. In the said role, she led about 5K engineers, cyber technologists, mission operators and software engineers.

Her team operated programs related to satellite ground systems, flight software and detailed mission analytics and operations.

Prior to the said role, Demaree was the director of mission systems at Lockheed's information systems and global solutions business area made up of about 3.5K software engineers.

Demaree also served as the director of enterprise desktop services at Lockheed's enterprise business services unit where she was responsible for the company's service desk, unified communications, desktop services and SharePoint implementation. 

She earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

FedScoop inducted Demaree into the 2018 edition of Top Women in Tech. She is also a recipient of the March of Dimes Heroines in Technology Lifetime Achievement award. 

Demaree is currently an executive co-chair of the Space Diversity and Inclusion Council and serves on the Zeta board of directors. 

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