Senior Vice President, Global Business Development & Strategy
Michael E. Williamson is the senior vice president for Global Business Development & Strategy at Lockheed Martin Corporation. In this role, Williamson is focused on bringing integrated solutions to customers who rely on Lockheed Martin's capabilities and technologies to support their missions and address their most pressing needs. His responsibilities also include establishing comprehensive strategies across the enterprise that will enable future growth.
Previously, Williamson served as vice president and general manager for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), where he was responsible for operational excellence, a diverse portfolio of products and business enabling initiatives.
He also previously served as vice president of Tactical and Strike Missiles for MFC. In this capacity, he managed significant programs in the areas of Hypersonic Weapon Systems, Close Combat Systems, Strike Systems, Precision Fires and Advanced Programs.
Williamson joined Lockheed Martin in 2017 following a distinguished career as a lieutenant general with the U.S. Army. He served as the principal military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology and director of Acquisition Career Management. He also served as a congressional fellow on Capitol Hill.
Williamson holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Husson University, a master’s in systems management from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Ph.D. in business administration from Madison University. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.