Name: Linda Gooden
Title/Occupation: Executive Vice President, Information Systems & Global Solutions
Organization: Lockheed Martin
What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Under Gooden’s leadership, Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions includes 30,000 experienced professionals who provide integrated information technology solutions, systems and services to support worldwide missions for civil, defense, intelligence and other government customers. She actively supports professional, academic and civic organizations, serving on numerous executive boards. In 2010, Gooden was named by Fortune magazine as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, was featured as one of Black Enterprise magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America for 2009, and was appointed to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee in 2010 by President Barack Obama.