Justin Taylor is Vice President of Artificial Intelligence for Lockheed Martin within Corporate Engineering & Technology. In this capacity, he is responsible for leading the Corporation’s development and implementation of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML) technology strategy, as well as leading the LM AI Center (LAIC).
Previously, Mr. Taylor was Engineering Director, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, for the Advanced Development Programs (ADP) Skunk Works® ISR portfolio. In that role, he was responsible for the weapon systems development of the ISR portfolio of platforms. He also served as the Program Manager for a corporate-level Joint All Domain Operations (JADO) program, in which he coordinated technology development and integration of multi-domain capabilities across all business areas within the Lockheed Martin Corporation, with an emphasis on accelerating the fielding of systems capabilities.
He previously served as Program Management Director, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, for the Skunk Works® Mission Systems Roadmaps organization. In that role, he was responsible for identifying, maturing, demonstrating, and transitioning key technology to address mission needs for all Aeronautics platforms from January 2018 to December 2020.
Throughout his career, beginning as a Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in May 2000, Mr. Taylor has led advancements in innovative technology progressing from virtual simulation experimentation, to flight experimentation, to driving the future of mission systems open architectures. He served as the Enterprise Open System Architecture (E-OSA) PM, the LM Capture Manager, PM, & Principal Investigator for DARPA Technology Research & Development (R&D) Programs, and as the Director of multiple Skunk Works® technology organizations.
Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas and is a graduate of LM’s Advanced Technology Leadership Program (ATLP), LM’s Program Management Development Program (PMDP), and the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Program Management Training (PMT-4010). He serves on the University of Texas Computer Science (UTCS) Advisory Council and is an active member of the community, serving as the leader of an outdoor adventure program for boys and young men. He has also served in various leadership positions for an adult ice hockey organization since 2006, including director of hockey operations and chairman of the board of directors.