Haden Land, vice president of engineering and chief technology officer of Lockheed Martin’s information systems and global solutions-civil product line, was named a Top 10 Breakaway Leader at the 2012 Global CIO Executive Summit in Aspen, Colo. Sept. 10.
The company said nine CIO judges selected him as a finalist for a vote by Global CIO peer community for the award, recognizing leaders who help elevate their businesses.
Land joined Lockheed in 1984 and currently leads the development of new business technical solutions.
IS&GS-Civil President Stephanie Hill said Haden has played a role in growth and strategic direction of the business, while his team develops new technology for federal and commercial customers.
Land was one of Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology magazine’s “Top Hispanics in Business and Technology” from 2006 to 2012.
He serves on the board of the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council, which named him “Most Influential Hispanic” in 2011 and 2012.
As president of Prince George’s Community College Foundation Board, he helped establish a nursing education scholarship and provides strategic planning guidance.
Land graduated from Potsdam University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science and is a recipient of the university’s Minerva Award for professional lifetime achievement.
Land also graduated from Syracuse University with a Master’s degree in computer and information science from Syracuse University and holds an honorary doctorate in humane letters, honoris causa from Capitol College.