Jonathan Malay

President and Fellow, American Meteorological Society

Director of Civil Space & Environment Programs, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Jonathan Malay is a Fellow and President of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). As Director of Civil Space & Environment Programs at Lockheed Martin Corporation, he provides corporate liaison with NASA and NOAA. His first career was as an oceanographic and meteorological officer in the U.S. Navy with specializations in underwater acoustics and space-based remote sensing. He retired from active duty in 1993 after various sea tours and shore assignments including the Naval Space Command, the Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy, and the National Reconnaissance Office. As a civilian, he worked briefly at Orbital Sciences Corp. and at the Satellite and Information Service of NOAA, and then joined Ball Aerospace in 1995. Mr. Malay began his current position at Lockheed Martin in 2003. He is a Fellow and Past-President of the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and an Associate Fellow and recent board member of the American Institute for Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA). He is also the author of a 1993 novel Seraphim Sky and co-author of the 1994 National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space.