Jeffrey B. Osterkamp

Vice President
Mission Assurance

As the vice president of Mission Assurance for Ball Aerospace, Jeff Osterkamp provides leadership that guides the application of mission systems assurance, requirements trades, mission risk identification and analysis, and process application that ensure mission success across the program portfolio of the company.  

Jeff has more than 30 years of leadership experience at Ball Aerospace.  Most recently, in his role as vice president of the engineering organization, he was responsible for engineering, manufacturing, and test operations, supply chain management, technology development, facilities and resource planning.  His previous roles include executive leadership of the company’s tactical electro-optical components.  He has also previously served as vice president, business execution for the National Defense strategic business unit; as the vice president of the Program Management Office; as director of Sensor and Video Technologies, and as director of Advanced Antenna and Video Systems.

Before joining Ball Aerospace, Jeff was a systems engineer at Sperry Flight Systems from 1980 to 1986.  He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho and an M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Colorado.