Vice President, Capture Excellence and International Business Development, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

John Clark is assigned as Vice President, International Business Development (IBD) for Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control International. In this capacity he assists current and potential customers with their requirements and develops business opportunities for Lockheed Martin for products in four lines of business. John also is responsible for the Industrial Participation organization.  John is the primary interface between MFC and LM International in the development of country strategies, ongoing customer focus reviews, and serves as the bridge between the two organizations to maximize the inherent benefits of each entity. John joined Lockheed Martin in 2011 after serving 28 years with the United States Air Force.  During his military career he served as an operational F-15E instructor weapon systems officer.  He commanded Training Squadron 10 at Pensacola NAS and the 53rd Electronic Warfare Group at Eglin AFB. John held several senior staff positions to include Director, Commander’s Action Group, at United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and the Assistant Chief of Staff at Air Combat Command.  He also served as the Deputy J3 for Operations for the United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea. John has more than 2,400 flying hours, including combat experience in the F-15E. John is a graduate of Stetson University with a BA degree in Business and English.  He has a MS degree in Human Resource Management and Development from Chapman University, and a MS degree in Airpower Art and Science from Air University.  John served as a Secretary of Defense Corporate Fellow with Lockheed Martin in 2004-2005, and he was a Senior Executive Fellow at Harvard University in 2006.  He is a life member of the Council of Foreign Relations.  He is married with two adult children.