Gentry Edwards is the Visual Communications Manager at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, GA.
Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with more than 97,000 people worldwide. Lockheed Martin is one of the largest companies in the aerospace, defense, security, and technologies industry. It is the world’s largest defense contractor based on revenue and it topped the list of US federal government contractors receiving nearly 10% of the funds paid out by the Pentagon.
In his role, Gentry leads a 21-member creative services team comprised of print and digital designers, a video group, and a photo group. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, he worked as a director of photography on documentaries, commercials, music videos, reality television shows, and independent films. He has worked on programming that has aired on all the major networks, Discovery Channel, Lifetime, TLC, Spike TV, MTV, and CMT. His work has received numerous awards including two Southeastern Regional Emmys for camera work, a 2017 IABC Gold Quill award, an IABC regional Gold award, and multiple Telly and Communicator Awards.
Gentry is co-presenting the session “Digital Workplace Video: Strategies To Advance Company Goals Through Video” with JoEllen Saeli-Lane, Vice President, Organizational Communications, of the American Cancer Society, Inc.