Lauren Barnes

Lauren Barnes

President, Broadband Communications Systems
L3Harris Technologies

Lauren Barnes is President of the Broadband Communications Systems (BCS) for the Communication Systems (CS) segment of L3Harris Technologies.

Barnes is responsible for the leadership and management of all aspects of the BCS business. With over 65 years in the Utah Capital, BCS has been developing cutting-edge technologies critical to the US national security and the defense of its allies. BCS provides secure, high-data rate, wideband, realtime communication systems for surveillance and reconnaissance. Communication Systems covers a broad portfolio, including tactical and airborne radios, battle management systems, night vision technology and professional and public safety networks and products.

Previously, Barnes was the Vice President of Program Management for CS Segment. In this role, Barnes was responsible for leading the CS Program Management function with a focus on standardization of metrics, implementation of modernized program management toolsets and adopting best practices.

Before joining L3Harris, Barnes held several roles at The Boeing Company of increasing responsibility. Her most recent role was St. Louis 777X Program Manager where she led design, development and production for the composite wing. Other noteable roles at Boeing include the T-7 Deputy Program Manager, Defense Logistics Services Program Manager, Chief of Staff for Government Operations in Washington, D.C., and Global Strike Strategy Manager. Barnes has a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Tiffin University.

L3Harris Technologies is the Trusted Disruptor in the defense industry. With customers’ mission-critical needs always in mind, our 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains in the interest of national security.

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