TitleCompany:Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer, GEOshare, USA
Bio:Mr. Christopher Baran is Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer for GEOshare, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Chris provides day-to-day leadership of a high-performance team that develops new growth strategies in communications and space sciences leveraging shared satellite assets. He is responsible for streamlining business processes within the subsidiary that are then implemented into Lockheed Martin. Chris has been with GEOshare since late 2015. Prior to this appointment, Chris was responsible for managing the Lockheed Martin Commercial Space business development team and all commercial marketing and business development-related activities. Chris has over 32 years of experience in the aerospace, banking, and strategic consulting industries, 23 of those with Lockheed Martin. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from Lehigh University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from Drexel University specializing in communications systems and microwave design.