8. Robert J. Stevens

Title: Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin (LMT)
MBA: Columbia Business School
Total Compensation: $20,473,451
Take-Home Pay: $14,632,131

Career Highlights: With a master's degree in engineering and management from Polytechnic University of New York in addition to his MBA from Columbia, Stevens has held the roles of chief financial officer and head of strategic planning at Lockheed Martin, where he's now chairman and CEO. Having served in the U.S. Marine Corps, Stevens was on President George W. Bush's Commission to Examine the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry. Recently Stevens announced that Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet fighter, the most expensive U.S. weapons program in history, will likely take longer and cost more than expected to finish.

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