Timothy (Tim) Booher is Vice President Combat Systems, Aeronautics for Lockheed Martin Corporation. In this capacity, he is responsible for leading Aeronautics Engineering and Technology Combat Systems team, which develops and sustains all electronic, computational systems enabling combat and mission effectiveness for all platforms across Aeronautics. Responsibilities includes leadership through all phases of design, development, delivery, and sustainment of integrated solutions ensuring Aeronautics decisions support the corporate strategy from both a business and technology migration perspective.
Before joining Lockheed Martin, Mr. Booher was HSBC Bank’s Global Chief Technology Officer for Cybersecurity where he was responsible for 986M in annual security spend and for the strategy, design, engineering and implementation of security technology across 22 countries, 4 regions, and 3 business units for 40-million customers, 250,000 employees, and 2.7B AUM.
Prior to his tenure at HSBC, Mr. Booher was Colgate-Palmolive’s Chief Data and Chief Information Security Officer responsible for the analytics, data strategy, technology architecture and computer security. Before his time at Colgate, Mr. Booher was a program manager for the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency, where he directed a research portfolio of offensive cyber technologies, data analytics, programming languages, cryptography, formal methods, advanced sensing, and artificial intelligence. He also previously served in the Air Force Red Team at the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office and the deputy director for technical policy integration for special programs at the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy. He has led assessments of advanced technology including sensors for intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance, aircraft survivability, directed energy and cyberspace operations. He has also held positions at Headquarters U.S. Air Force (AF/A9, AF/A8, SAF/AQ), the Air Force Research Laboratory (RYS, RWC), the F-15 SPO, Joint Special Operations Command and the Active Materials and Structures Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
In a part-time capacity Mr. Booher co-founded three start-up companies and served as a board director and advisor for Google, Team8, Glilot Capital Partners and Forgepoint Capital. He is a judge for the Ansari Xprize. Mr. Booher has degrees in Aeronautics/Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Operations Research from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He holds certificates in Financial Planning from Georgetown University and Computer Security from Carnegie Mellon University.