Jeffrey K. Harris
|Jeffrey K. Harris|
|11th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office|
May 19, 1994 – February 26, 1996
|Preceded by||Martin C. Faga|
|Succeeded by||Keith R. Hall|
June 28, 1953 |
White Plains, New York
Jeffrey K. Harris (born June 28, 1953) is an American aerospace executive who served as 11th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office from 1994-1996. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.
Life and career
Time at NRO
Mr. Harris managed the integration of NRO programs into three functional directorates. He was a member of the R. James Woolsey panel that studied the future of NRO systems. He was a major proponent and architect of consolidating signals intelligence systems in a new partnership with the National Security Agency. Mr. Harris directed the CORONA program declassification and established a public affairs program.
- Laurie, Clayton. Leaders of the National Reconnaissance Office 1961-2001. Office of the Historian, National Reconnaissance Office. 1 May 2002.
- Marquis Who's Who on the Web
- Richelson, Jeffrey T. (2002). The Wizards of Langley: Inside the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology. Westview Press, ISBN 978-0-8133-4059-3
- National Reconnaissance Office: Jeffrey K. Harris official biography
- Weiner, Tim (February 27, 1996) Spy Satellite Agency Heads Are Ousted For Lost Money. New York Times
- Staff report (March 8, 2001). New Chief for Missiles & Space. San Jose Mercury News
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