Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson shared her vision for the future of the organization and the broader defense industry in a speech to 500 of the company’s employees.
“I believe that our purpose at Lockheed Martin is to change the world for the better,” Hewson said in remarks at the eighth annual Lockheed Martin Fellows Conference in Orlando, Fla., on Sept. 9. “Together, we envision a great future. A future that’s defined by progress, that’s enriched by discovery and that’s powered by innovation. It’s through this vision that we bring that future forward and engineer a better tomorrow for humankind.”
Hewson outlined the corporations’ strategic technology initiatives, highlighted new STEM education efforts and challenged the audience to worldwide collaborate, connect technology development efforts to meet future customer needs and help inspire the next generation of technical leaders.
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The annual Lockheed Martin Fellows Conference brings together engineering and technical staff members to stimulate collaboration, improve networking and spark innovation.
WashingtonExec previously covered Lockheed Martin when Dr. Mark Hewitt was appointed vice president of strategy for the company’s Information Systems & Global Solutions business in June 2014.