Joe Landon is Vice President of Advanced Programs Development for Lockheed Martin’s Commercial Civil Space line of business. He leads an organization accountable for new business growth, strategy and R&D for human spaceflight, robotic deep space exploration, commercial communication satellites, weather and climate science markets. Previously, Joe served as CFO of Planetary Resources, a company that sought to expand Earth’s economy into the solar system through the development and use of resources found in space. Joe also co-founded Space Angels, the leading source of capital for early-stage space ventures.
Joe is an Associate Fellow of AIAA, a Member of the International Academy of Astronautics and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Space. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a BS in Engineering Physics. He earned an MS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Harvard Business School.