A. Benjamin Dove - CEM Executive Board Member
A. Benjamin Dove
Director, E&T Engineering Operations
Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions
Ben Dove is currently the Director of Engineering Operations for the Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (LM IS&GS) business area and is responsible for developing workforce engineering and technical skills that align to the IS&GS strategic plan, managing enterprise risks, and ensuring technical resources are efficiently utilized. Prior to his current role Ben served as the Vice President of Performance Excellence for the IS&GS-Defense Product Line. In that role he focused on business and program performance, responsible for driving contract execution & growth, risk management and achieving business financial objectives. Ben’s career includes extensive program management experience. He served as Program Director for multiple large scale US and International government satellite command and control contracts. Ben joined Lockheed Martin in 1984 as a system engineer supporting mission operations at a customer facility. He performed in increasingly responsible technical and program leadership roles including Chief Engineer and Engineering Manager for various classified programs. Ben received his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Dakota and his MS in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. His volunteer activities include support to the Philadelphia Alliance of Capital and Technologies, Junior Achievement, and the American Heart Association. He and his wife Donna have three children and are avid Philadelphia Phillies fans.