Dr. George F. Sowers

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Dr. George F. Sowers, VP, Advanced ProgramsDr. George F. Sowers
Vice President, Advanced Programs


Dr. George F. Sowers is vice president of Advanced Programs for United Launch Alliance (ULA) headquartered in Denver, Colorado. In this role, Sowers is responsible for assessing product offerings, technology roadmaps, operations concepts, and business models that meet various potential customer future space architecture needs and buying approaches. The overall goal of Sowers’ team is to enable the design of the products, processes and infrastructure to meet our customers’ future requirements. Prior to this position, Sowers was the vice president of Human Launch Services.

Before joining ULA, Sowers was director of Business Development for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.

Sowers previously served as director of Mission Integration for the Atlas program and chief systems engineer and director of the Systems Engineering and Integration Team (SEIT) for Atlas V development.

Sowers began his career with Martin Marietta in 1981 as a flight design engineer on the Titan program.

Sowers received his Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Georgia Tech in 1980 and his PhD in physics from the University of Colorado in 1988.

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