Julie A. Sattler is the vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (SSC). Sattler is responsible for one of SSC's largest lines of business that focuses on developing some of the most sophisticated space systems for sensitive national security.
Sattler has achieved many firsts during her career with Lockheed Martin. She previously served as the first female vice president of SSC's engineering organization and as the vice president and program manager of a multi-billion dollar military communications satellite program, known at the Advanced Extremely High Frequency system, another first for a female at Lockheed Martin. Sattler also successfully delivered other critical programs, including Milstar and the Defense Satellite Communications System.
Sattler is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society of Women Engineers and the National Defense Industrial Association. The Women in Aerospace (WIA) recognized Sattler for her leadership in the development of space-based communication systems that protect war fighters worldwide and for her contributions to the advancement of future leaders.
Sattler earned bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from San Jose State University and is a graduate of the Executive Program Management Course at the Defense Systems Management College, the Harvard Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security and Lockheed Martin Executive Development and Leadership Program.