Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 1, 2017 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s space systems segment, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s 2017 Wash100 for his effective partnering and investment leadership.
The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential voices in the GovCon sector and recognized for their leadership and impact in shaping the industry.
Ambrose is a 35-year veteran of the defense and aerospace industry and oversees a $9.4 billion organization with approximately 18,000 employees that provide satellite systems, missile defense, satellite command-and-control systems and other technology platforms for civil, national security and commercial clients.
In the fall of 2016, Lockheed partnered with geospatial imagery company DigitalGlobe to launch the WorldView-4 satellite, and also announced an agreement with Collinear Networks to build and commercialize a global wireless transmission technology platform for telecommunications network operators.
In an interview with Space News, Ambrose commented that he considers the convergence of commercial and defense systems as a necessary step in fulfilling the future needs of government for space systems.
“We are pleased to honor this years recipients of the 2017 Wash100. These individuals are recognized by their peers and Executive Mosaic for their outstanding achievements in the GovCon marketplace,” said Jim Garrettson, president and founder of Executive Mosaic.
“The GovCon market is well positioned for an exciting year of growth and prosperity in 2017 and these winners, through their leadership and vision, will shape and impact the industry.”
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