Podcast: Keynote speaker Stephanie Hill on the importance of mentoring


EP 148: How Stephanie Hill’s Journey Led to the Advancement of STEM Education

In this episode SWE Diverse, Rachel Morford, SWE’s new FY22 president, chats with Stephanie Hill, executive vice president of Rotary and Missions Systems (RMS) for Lockheed Martin Corporation. The RMS portfolio includes more than 1,000 programs and employs more than 35,000 people worldwide. Learn about his track record, accomplishments, and community outreach efforts in advancing STEM education.

Stephanie C. Hill
Executive Vice President
Rotary and mission systems

Stephanie C. Hill is Executive Vice President of Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) for Lockheed Martin Corporation. RMS is a $ 16 billion company employing 35,000 people worldwide, approximately 10% of whom are in Australia, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, the United Kingdom and other countries.

The RMS portfolio includes more than 1,000 programs, including helicopters, integrated air and missile defense, coastal warfare, submarine warfare, radar, electronic warfare, IT solutions, C4ISR, and training and training systems. logistics. RMS supports the US Air Force, US Army, US Coast Guard, US Marine Corps, US Navy, and the Missile Defense Agency, as well as intelligence, civilian, commercial, and military clients international.

Most recently, Ms. Hill served as Senior Vice President of Business Transformation at Lockheed Martin, where she was responsible for strategy development and the implementation of integrated and cross-functional solutions that transformed operations through to the technology, culture and processes to deliver business results. She has led the company’s digital transformation and enterprise information technology teams, which number more than 4,700 professionals worldwide.

Since joining Lockheed Martin in 1987 as a software engineer, Ms. Hill has held positions of increasing responsibility, including: Assistant Executive Vice President of RMS; senior vice president of corporate strategy and business development; vice president and general manager of Cyber, Ships and Advanced Technologies; Vice-President and General Manager of Information Systems and Global Solutions Civil; vice-president of internal audit of the company; and vice president and general manager of the Mission Systems and Sensors division.

Ms. Hill is a member of the Board of Directors of S&P Global, a leading independent provider of ratings, benchmarks, analysis and data on capital and commodities markets around the world. She also sits on the Visitors’ Council for the University of Maryland in Baltimore County.

Ms. Hill has been recognized for her professional accomplishments and community outreach, particularly in advancing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.

She was recognized among the Network Journal’s 2020 Women Influentials; Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Executives in 2020 in American Business; Black Enterprise’s Most Powerful Women in 2019 in U.S. Businesses; and Computerworld’s Top 100 IT Leaders. She was honored as Black American Engineer of the Year by Career Communications Group in 2014 and is on EBONY magazine’s Power 100 list. In addition, the World Trade Center Institute awarded him an International Leadership Award and AFCEA awarded him the Heroines in Technology Award. Deeply committed to the development of others, she mentors many students and professionals at Lockheed Martin. She is also a co-executive sponsor of the African American Council for Excellence at Lockheed Martin.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Ms. Hill graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; the university also awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2017.

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