Terrestrial Energy has appointed Dr. Ray O. Johnson to its International Advisory Board. Dr. Johnson was the Chief Technology Officer of Lockheed Martin, the largest defense contracting company and the leading systems integrator for Department of Defense customers globally. Dr. Johnson brings thirty years of experience in the defense industry and in specialized technology to Terrestrial Energy's team. Dr. Johnson's unique experiences in science and technology at the very highest echelons of global industry are relevant to Terrestrial Energy's objective of becoming a top-tier global nuclear reactor vendor.
Dr. Johnson served for nine years as Senior Vice President of Corporate Engineering, Technology and Operations, and Chief Technology Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Lockheed Martin is a Fortune 100 company, with annual revenues exceeding $45 Billion, and employing over 116,000 personnel worldwide. It is a leading provider of safety-critical nuclear instrumentation & control systems. Dr. Johnson was responsible for over 72,000 personnel working on over 4,000 programs that provide the nation's most vital security systems. Prior to his role at Lockheed Martin, Dr. Johnson spent ten years in senior executive roles with Modern Technology Solutions Inc and Science Applications International Corp - both large defense contracting companies. Dr. Johnson has been invited to speak at the World Economic Forum from 2009 to 2014, and he has provided expert testimony to the United States Congress. He is a much sought-after speaker on business, strategy and innovation. Dr. Johnson served as an officer in United States Air Force for 12 years. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology.