Chris Lockett

Vice President, Special Programs

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” John Wooden

At Galois, we solve client problems by delivering solutions that provide guarantees of system trustworthiness and mission success. We rigorously design, build, and verify mission-critical systems that are correct by construction, secure by design, and verifiable so they are done right the first time.


Mr. Lockett is a Navy Veteran with over 25 years of experience in technology transition, deployment, and operation of high-reliability systems. His career spans submarine operations, flight qualification of manned/unmanned space systems, system integration and verification of directed energy systems, and development of embedded cyber security and networking technologies. Mr. Lockett has served in Principal Investigator and Senior Director roles on various programs. He supports early-stage incubation and launch of five commercial ventures, has developed Intellectual Property portfolios, and provides technology consulting for global companies.

At Galois, Mr. Lockett leads Special Programs development, manages client accounts, and is responsible for IDIQ portfolios supporting R&D and commercial ventures. Mr. Lockett holds an MS in Aeronautics/Astronautics from Stanford University and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the US Naval Academy.



US Patent 9,922,210, “Componentized Provisioning”

US Patent 9,792,459, “Flexible Policy Arbitration Control Suite”

US Patent 9,501,666, “Polymorphic Computing Architectures”

US Patent 9,495,560, “Polymorphic Virtual Appliance Rule Set”

US Patent 10,073,966, “Operating System-Independent Integrity Verification”