September 26-28, 2017
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Ft Worth Convention Center
Keynote SpeakersOrlando Carvalho
Executive Vice President, Aeronautics, Lockheed Martin Corp. Orlando Carvalho is Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin's Aeronautics business area and an officer of Lockheed Martin Corp. He was appointed his current position by Lockheed Martin's Board of Directors in March 2013. In his 37 years with Lockheed Martin, Carvalho has held several integral leadership positions, including Executive Vice President and General Manager of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program. In this role, he led the System Development and Demonstration program, aircraft production, flight testing, and global sustainment of the three F-35 variants for the United States, eight partner countries, and three foreign military sales customers. Previously, he served as Vice President and Deputy for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program; President of Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors; and General Manager and Vice President of Surface-Sea Based Ballistic Missile Defense Systems. Carvalho serves on the Board of Directors for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and on the Board of Advisors for the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He was named National Management Association (NMA) Executive of the Year in 2015. Carvalho earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Fairfield University and a master's of business administration degree from the University of Maryland.