TOP 100 Aerospace & Aviation Professionals to Follow on LinkedIn 2022: 58. Marisa Lightfoot

58. Marisa Lightfoot

Energetic ☁️ 🛰 🤫 Professional, EY-Parthenon

58. Marisa Lightfoot

Average Post Engagement: 58.7


United States

How LinkedIn has helped you in your careers or businesses:

LinkedIn has connected me with countless individuals within both my sector and technology interests. These connections have boosted my perspective and knowledge in emerging technology trends and upcoming opportunities.

Tips on how to Thrive on LinkedIn:

I try to post or repost something I am interested in once or twice a month. I also enjoy celebrating the accomplishments of my friends and peers as often as possible.


What I use Linkedin for:

Connecting with peers and experts in my field to grow my knowledge base and gain insights into what is forth coming in the emerging technology market space.

Number of Followers:



Aerospace & Aviation


Who am I:

I am passionate about bringing new technologies into the US Government to help with defense. I love identifying something new and cutting edge, and then integrating that piece of technology within the baseline to better protect this nation.

What I do:

I am a Senior Director at EY focused on emerging technologies for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. My focus lately has been on machine learning, alternative analytics, and quantum computing applications.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

If you are interested in furthering the evolution of technological applications in the US Government, then you’ll see those are the most common topics that I repost or like.

Who I follow on Linkedin

I love following folks that share their controversial perspectives on common conversations, to include the broken acquisition cycle, cloud vs on-prem analytics, and what amount of sensor accuracy really matters.

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