Porter, Liz

Director, Corporate Energy Initiatives
Lockheed Martin

LIZ PORTER is Director of Energy Initiatives for Lockheed Martin Corporate Engineering and Technology (CE&T). Ms. Porter assumed her current position on March 23, 2009. As Director of Energy Initiatives, Ms. Porter is responsible for all aspects of CE&T’s Energy and Climate Change Campaign.

Prior to serving as Director of Energy Initiatives, Ms. Porter lead the team that conceived of, developed and executed the first Corporate Engineering & Technology Innovate the Future contest. In this role, she worked with Corporate Vice Presidents and LM Fellows to evaluate and select three winning projects from the nearly 300 ideas submitted. Ms. Porter has demonstrated her technical leadership and program management expertise across several Business Areas where she has led engineering teams in performing on numerous systems integration and software development projects.

Beginning her professional career as an engineer in 1993 at General Electric Astro Space in East Windsor, NJ where she held assignments of increasing responsibility in a variety of electrical engineering and project management related areas, including, design and integration of solar arrays, electrical power subsystems, and subcontracts management for a variety of military and commercial satellite programs.

Ms. Porter received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University, Philadelphia, Pa., and an MBA from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, Colo.