Vice President, Engineering & Technology
Advanced Development Programs, Aeronautics
Susan Carver is Vice President of Engineering & Technology for the Skunk Works®, Advanced Development Programs, Aeronautics, for Lockheed Martin Corporation. In this capacity, she is responsible for leading the Corporation’s technical execution of Skunk Works’ advanced development programs.
Previously, Ms. Carver was Director of Engineering & Technology for Air Mobility and Maritime Missions (AMMM) Line of Business for Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Aeronautics business area. In that role, she was responsible for all aspects of technical execution supporting AMMM programs from September 2017 to June 2019.
She previously served as AMMM Engineering & Technology Deputy & Systems Engineering Director for Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Aeronautics business area. In that role, she was responsible for all aspects of AMMM Systems Engineering activities in addition to her duties as deputy director from September 2016 to September 2017.
Throughout her career, Ms. Carver has led several critical initiatives for Lockheed Martin Corporation, including Proposal Team Lead for C-130 Programs and Affordability Integrator for C-130J Production. She also has served as Deputy Chief Engineer for U.S. Government C-130 programs.
A champion of culture transformation, she serves on the Aeronautics NextGen Aero Steering Committee. She is committed to and actively involved with mentoring and coaching of early and mid-career employees, and supports various Employee Resources Groups as executive sponsor and participant. She has participated in the engineering Dean’s Corporate Advisory Board at University of California Los Angeles.
Ms. Carver graduated with honors from University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and from Georgia State University with a Master of Business Administration.