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Jeff Smith

Senior Partner

Jeffrey S. (Jeff) Smith was vice president and general manager of the Military Space line of business for Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Space Systems Company. In this capacity, Smith had general management responsibility for critical national security space programs including Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Defense Meteorological Space Program (DMSP), Global Positioning System (GPS), Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS), Space Protection and other Department of Defense space programs.

Previously, Smith had been vice president of Military Space operations for the line of business, where he assured each program was effectively and efficiently executing to the commitments made to our customers.

Prior to this role, Smith served as the vice president responsible for managing the U.S. Air Force’s Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) mission area. He previously served as the vice president responsible for managing the U.S Air Force’s Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) program, as well as the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) and Milstar operational programs.

Throughout his 34-year career, Smith has held various technical, functional and program management positions within Lockheed Martin, with a focus on program execution and program turnarounds.