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Rich Carter, Business Development Director for the Mission Solutions Business at Lockheed Martin Space

Rich Carter,


Lockheed Martin Space

Rich Carter, Business Development Director for the Mission Solutions Business at Lockheed Martin Space

Rich Carter is the director of business development at Lockheed Martin Space’s Mission Solutions business unit.

Carter has over 18 years of experience in executive leadership, program management, electrical and systems engineering and business development. At Lockheed, he leads a team that delivers space-based applications and solutions to customers in the defense, intelligence and commercial sectors.

He has been with the company since December 2021, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Before joining Lockheed, Carter worked for Sierra Nevada Corp. where he held multiple roles over nearly nine years, including vice president of business development and technology and VP of programs. He was most recently the VP of SNC’s national security and battlespace management business unit.

Carter’s other former employers include Cobham, Tyco Electronics, General Dynamics company IDSI and BAE Systems, where he began his professional career in 2004.

The Lockheed executive holds a master’s degree in technological systems management from Stony Brook University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Bucknell University.

Lockheed Martin’s Space business segment builds satellites and spacecraft and offers space-related services, such as severe weather monitoring and GPS connectivity, to government and commercial clients. Lockheed is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and has offices within and outside the U.S.

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