Sondra L. Barbour, Executive Vice President, Information Systems & Global Solutions, Lockheed Martin recently spent a day with students in the Fox School’s Management Information Systems program.
Barbour is Executive-in-Residence at the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) and was at Temple all day on March 9, 2015 as part of her responsibilities. She is an officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. Under her leadership, IS&GS employs 26,000 professionals and generated $8.4 billion in sales in 2013.
Barbour is also the inaugural recipient of the Fox Information Technology award for Distinguished Alumni in 2005 and helped start the Executive-in-Residence program. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for 3M and was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2014.
During the day, she participated as a guest expert in Professor Martin Doyle’s Enterprise Architecture class, had lunch with Fox BBA in MIS students, discussed cyber-security careers and other topics with the students in the Fox School’s Master of Science in IT auditing and cyber-security, and met with the representatives of the Temple University student chapter of the Association for Information Systems. Barbour also met with Neil Theobald, President, Temple University.