The Honorable Jeffrey K. Harris
CEO & President
JKH Consulting LLC
Jeffrey K. Harris has contributed to US national security in both Government and Industry for 35 years where he has fostered new technologies, programs and capabilities that have contributed significantly to US national security capabilities. He is an Aerospace, Defense and Intelligence Community consultant.
He is retired from Lockheed Martin, where he was a corporate officer and served as President of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space and President of Lockheed Martin Special Programs. Prior, he served as President of Space Imaging, the first company to commercially provide high-resolution satellite imagery and information products of the Earth for cost-effective solutions to today’s global business needs.
Before entering the private sector, Mr. Harris served with distinction in senior national leadership positions, including Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space; Director, National Reconnaissance Office, and Associate Executive Director of the Intelligence Community Management Staff. In all of these capacities, he provided direct support to both the Secretary of Defense and the Director of Central Intelligence.
Mr. Harris has received numerous awards, most notably the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the CIA Distinguished Service Medal, the NRO Medal for Distinguished Service, the US Geospatial Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, Aviation Week Laureate Citation and the James V. Hartinger Award for military space achievement.
He is a member of the Commander STRATCOM Strategic Advisory Group, the Sandia Intelligence Advisory Panel, the National Security Agency Advisory Board (Acquisition), the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the INSA National Security Studies Council. He is a Trustee at Rochester Institute of Technology and serves on a number of corporate boards.
Mr. Harris holds a bachelor’s degree in Photographic Science and Instrumentation from the Rochester Institute of Technology.