Speaker Bio

Chris Collings

L3Harris Technologies

Director, Business Development

Chris Collings is Director Business Development for the Mission Networks Sector of L3Harris Technologies. Mission Networks specializes in managed networks, surveillance, and ATM systems focused on the Federal Aviation Administration and global modernization of air traffic control and management systems. Collings assumed the position of Director Business Development in 2017 responsible for the customer and industry engagement on the FAA’s Data Communications program. Previously, he served as program manager supporting multiple projects within L3Harris' portfolio of FAA programs. Collings has supported CPDLC projects since joining L3Harris in 2006 and has held various engineering roles before transitioning to program management and business development functions. He is a member of the Air Traffic Control Association, National Business Aviation Association, and is co-chair of the Data Comm NextGen Integrated Working Group under the FAA's NextGen Advisory Committee.