Vice President, Technology Transition
As a member of Lockheed Martin’s Corporate Engineering & Technology organization, Mr. Jon Rambeau serves as Vice President for Technology Transition. In this role, Jon develops and executes plans for transitioning innovations that are initiated and supported through corporate technology investments into the corporation’s business units, to support further maturity and business growth objectives. He coordinates closely with the receiving business units and other functional organizations to ensure that all elements of a successful transition are assessed and augmented as necessary. These elements may include workforce development approaches, alternative business models, and market strategies. Jon is also responsible for ensuring that appropriate metrics are in place to assess the effectiveness of transition activities.
Jon joined Lockheed Martin in 1996 as part of the Operations Leadership Development Program (OLDP) within the Government Electronic Systems (GES) division, now Maritime Systems & Sensors (MS2), located in Moorestown, NJ, where he held various leadership and management positions in manufacturing operations supporting the US Navy’s Aegis weapons system program.
From MS2, Jon transitioned to a role in the Advanced Sourcing organization, where he was responsible for developing corporate-wide procurement strategies and supplier agreements in the areas of embedded computing products and power supply systems.
In 2001, Jon accepted a position as Technical Assistant to the President of Lockheed Martin Mission Systems. Following this assignment, he became the program manager for Southeast area airports on the Transportation Security Administration’s Strategic Airport Security Rollout (SASR) airport security enhancement program, where he was responsible for security checkpoint upgrades and federal screening workforce deployment at 24 airports in the Southeastern US. He then progressed through a series of increasingly responsible program and capture management assignments in the homeland security domain.
Prior to his current assignment, Jon served as Director of Credentialing Programs within Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services (IS&GS). In this role, he was responsible for building a biometric credentialing business and managing a number of active contracts. Among those was the TSA Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program, which successfully delivered biometric credentials to over 1.2 million workers in the US maritime community.
Jon was born in Columbia, Missouri. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. He also received an M.S. in Management of Technology from The Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Engineering. Jon is married and lives with his wife Lee Anne, and daughters Joseline and Samantha, in Bethesda, MD.