Quality assurance VP,
Lockheed Martin Space
Mike Perez, Vice President of Quality Assurance at Lockheed Martin Space
Mike Perez is the vice president of quality assurance at Lockheed Martin Space, working out of Orange County, California. He also leads Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Quality Council, which develops strategy, direction and policy for quality across the enterprise, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Perez currently leads 1,300 professionals in “the pursuit of quality excellence and safety, identifying and applying new analytic approaches and techniques across all sector data sets.” In his current role, he manages the company’s efforts to ensure design and build quality while promoting a culture of quality and compliance across the value stream.
Perez has been with LMS, a $12 billion business, for almost six years. His responsibilities span the complete scope of quality: production quality, supplier quality, quality engineering, receiving inspection, process/test labs, nondestructive testing, metrology, environmental health and safety, his biography further reveals.
Before joining LMS, Perez served as a director of quality for Boeing’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense missile and satellite products. In that role, he led an over 250-strong team comprising directors, managers, hourly and salaried employees. He worked at Boeing for over 11 years.
Perez earned his degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the California State University in Long Beach. He later earned his master’s degree in quality assurance and systems management from CSU-Dominguez Hill.
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