Greg Taylor is vice president of Corporate Strategy and Development for Harris Corporation. Taylor leads the company’s strategic activities, aligns investments to achieve strategic objectives and leads the company’s strategic activities including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and new market development.
Taylor is the principal process owner for the company’s annual strategic planning activities and assists in the development and refinement of the company’s overall R&D portfolio strategy.
Taylor came to Harris in 2012 with more than 23 years of experience in strategic planning, business development and general management, from United Technologies Corporation (UTC). There, he held several senior leadership roles since joining the company in 2004. Most recently, he was vice president, Sales, Marketing and Business Development for UTC Automation and Controls Solutions, responsible for developing the business strategy and commercial structure for the newly formed unit.
Previously he served in similar functions for UTC Global Fire Products, UTC Fire & Security and UTC Corporate, where he led strategic planning, product development, emerging market growth initiatives, and corporate development.
Prior to joining UTC, Taylor served as vice president for Investor Growth Capital and vice president for George Group, two private equity firms and was a consultant for Bain and Company and a design engineer for GE Astrospace (now part of Lockheed Martin).
He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a master’s in mechanical engineering from Rutgers University and a master of science in industrial administration (MBA) from Carnegie Mellon University.
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence Systems.