Joe Landon serves as Vice President of Advanced Programs Development for Lockheed Martin’s Commercial Civil Space line of business. He leads an organization accountable for new business growth, strategy development and enterprise collaboration for human spaceflight, robotic deep space exploration, communication satellite solutions and weather and remote sensing markets.
Previously, Joe served as Chief Financial Officer of Planetary Resources where he built the company’s finance team, and under his leadership, the company secured financing from some of the world’s leading private and institutional investors before the company was acquired in 2018. Joe also co-founded and served as Chairman of the Board of Space Angels, the leading source of capital for space startups.
Joe graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a BS in Engineering Physics. He earned an MS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Harvard Business School.