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Dr. Jeremy Palmer Joins Executive Council of CompTIA’s Space Enterprise Council

Sep 10, 2019

Washington, D.C. – The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the leading trade association for the global information technology industry, today announced the appointment of Dr. Jeremy A. Palmer from L3 Harris Technologies Inc. to The Space Enterprise Council’s Executive Council.

At L3Harris, Dr. Palmer serves as Business Development Leader for Research and Development and is acting director of the Innovation Office.

“We’re extremely excited to add Dr. Palmer to The Space Enterprise Council’s leadership,” said David Logsdon, Senior Director, Public Sector for CompTIA. “He brings an extensive background in the industry and a wonderful understanding of the role CompTIA and our members can play in shaping the future of the space industry.”

The Space Enterprise Council (SEC) was founded in 2000 to represent businesses with a commercial interest in space. Throughout the years, the council has grown to represent all sectors of the industry including commercial, civil and national security. As a forum for space-related companies, the council brings the collective power of its affiliation with CompTIA and its diverse members into a single, unified voice that is used in advocating member interests and facilitating business relationships and networking opportunities between member companies.

Dr. Palmer joined L3Harris Space and Airborne Systems from DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office where he was a program manager from May 2015 to March 2018. His interest is focused on space systems engineering, including structural and dynamic elements, and additive manufacturing technology.

Prior to joining DARPA, Dr. Palmer supported DARPA/TTO as a Senior Lead Scientist for Booz Allen Hamilton and Principal Space Systems Engineer for System Planning Corporation. In these roles, he provided technical project leadership for lighter-than-air vehicle research as well as for a portfolio of national security space programs.

Dr. Palmer has also served as a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, a National Research Council Resident Research Associate at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and a New Product Introduction Project Lead for the General Electric Company.

Dr. Palmer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut.  He received a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University. 

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Roger Hughlett