an Explore Mars Event

May 17-19, 2022

The George Washington University

Washington D.C.


John Marzano

Northrop Grumman Space Systems | Director, Human Landing System Program

John is the currently the Director of the Human Landing System at Northrop Grumman Space Systems. He has more than seventeen years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry working in strategy, engineering, finance, and business development roles.

John was previously the Director of Strategy & Business Development for the Civil and Commercial Satellites Business Unit of the NGSpace sector.

John was previously a consultant with the global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney. He is a MBA graduate of Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business. John earned his MS in Systems Architecture from the University of Southern California and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Areas of Specialization: Strategy Development, Strategic Planning, Transformation, Capture Management, Program Management, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Big Data Analytics, Leadership, Complexity Reduction, Cost Modeling, Supply Chain Management, Acquisition and Logistics Strategy, Process Redefinition, Competitor Analysis, Price-to-Win Analysis, Position-to-Win Analysis