Sheldon J. Fox
Sheldon J. Fox is senior vice president, Operations and Information Technology, for Harris Corporation. In this role, he leads the manufacturing, supply chain, quality, and environmental health & safety functions, as well as global business services and IT.
Prior to this, as senior vice president, Integration and Engineering, Fox led the successful integration of Exelis into Harris. He was previously group president of Harris Government Communications Systems (GCS) leading the development, production and integration of advanced communications and information systems for defense, national intelligence and civil agency customers worldwide.
Fox joined Harris in 1984 and has held positions of increasing responsibility, including president of the GCS National Programs business unit, president of the Defense Programs business unit, vice president and general manager of GCS DoD Programs and vice president of Programs for DoD Communication Systems. He has played a key role in successfully achieving financial and business objectives and positioning Harris on critical national platforms and programs.
Fox holds both a bachelor and master of science degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech and a master’s of business administration as a Morehead Fellow from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In 2008, he was named a Georgia Tech Distinguished Engineering Alumnus and later served two terms on the Georgia Tech President’s Advisory Board. He currently serves on the board of Enterprise Florida, Inc.
He is a member of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), Air Force Association (AFA), Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Association of the United States Army (AUSA), Navy League, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and United States Space Foundation.
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.