Christopher Baran

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, GEOshare

Christopher Baran is Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for GEOshare, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Chris provides day-to-day leadership of a high-performance team that develops new growth strategies in communications and space sciences leveraging shared satellite assets. He is responsible for streamlining business processes within the subsidiary that are then implemented into Lockheed Martin. He is also responsible for attracting talent and maintaining this high caliber, international virtual team. He provides mentoring to early career professionals as a key cornerstone to GEOshare’s entrepreneurial business model. Chris has been with GEOshare since late 2015.