Lance Freedman is the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and University Science & Technology Partnerships Lead for Lockheed Martin (LM) Space. He is responsible for partnering with small businesses to incorporate new technologies to grow program capabilities, accelerate schedules, and reduce cost for customers. Freedman is also responsible for shaping university, military academy, and talent academy partnerships to evolvie the state of the art, power scientific discovery, and prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers to advance human civilization.
In the field of strategy, Freedman served as deputy program manager of LM’s first corporate-wide IT strategy resulting in the company’s induction into the Harvard Business School / Palladium Hall of Fame for Strategy Execution. His team’s success was published by Harvard Business School Press in The Execution Premium (2008) and Alignment (2006).
In the engineering arena, Lance served as a Customer Directorate’s Lead Engineer on a classified project. His innovations were published in Addison Wesley’s Juniper Networks Reference Guide (2003).
Lance earned a Masters in Engineering, Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech, and a dual-degree Bachelors in Engineering, Computer Engineering and Bachelors of Arts, Theatre Production & Design from the University of Michigan. Freedman is a Past Master of Federal Lodge No. 1, Free and Accepted Masons of the District of Columbia. He lives in Denver, Colorado and skis every chance he gets.