Asian American Engineer of the Year Awards
Most Promising Engineer

Mr. Amir Kazmi
Program Analytics Programs Manager
Information Systems & Global Services

As the newly appointed Program Analytics Program Manager, Amir is focused on developing predictive program performance capability. In this new role Amir focuses on analyzing hundreds of programs across the IS&GS Business Area for systematic fault lines and trends. His business case analysis assists in predictive risk management and continuous program performance improvement.

Most recently, Amir was the Information Systems Leadership Development Program (ISLDP) and Innovation Programs Manager in the IS&GS CIO organization. He successfully led three distinct programs. As the ISLDP Manager, Amir was responsible for setting program strategy and managing participants supporting critical programs across US.  In the Innovation Programs Manager role, Amir developed a corporate wide social collaboration tool and methodology to capture and channel business growth ideas. In these positions, Amir provided business guidance and leadership to 15 employees in over 4 locations across the US.Previously, Amir was the Program Manager for Lab Optimization. He led the consolidation of 24 labs across the United States, which enabled annual savings of over $2.5 million.

Amir has worked with Lockheed Martin since 2003.  Amir has held leadership positions on programs supporting various federal departments, including Department of Defense, Treasury, Justice and Labor. These roles have included Software Engineer, Principal Investigator in Research & Development, Project Lead as a special assignment to the Corporate Chief Technology Officer and Program Manager. His product knowledge spans Department of Defense communications, Defense doctrine modeling and simulation, collaboration, business area innovation, web applications, emerging technology assessment and legacy system integration. His areas of interest include leadership, domestic and international business strategy, alternative energy storage, IT healthcare, and offensive cyber-security capability development.

As an active member of the community, he was a member of President Obama’s Grassroots Finance Committee (GFC) and a grassroots campaign member in NYC. He serves on the Industry Outlook team for the TechAmerica Association focused on developing an independent Aerospace & Defense sector forecast. Amir is also a graduate of the Lockheed Martin Engineering Leadership Development Program (ELDP). He has received four Special Recognition Awards, VIP Award, and Quality Excellence Award.

Amir holds a master’s degree in Systems Engineering from John Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a minor in Political Science from Mount Saint Mary’s University.