Harris will report to Tom Baybrook, president of SAIC’s defense solutions group.
Baybrook said Harris’ domain knowledge and experience will help the company deliver information technology and network solutions to U.S. Defense Department customers.
Harris most recently served as as senior vice president and program manager for the company’s contract work on NASA‘s Unified Information Technology Services program.
Harris also was deputy business unit general manager for SAIC’s homeland and civilian solutions business unit.
Harris joined Boeing in 1977, where he held several program management and engineering positions of increasing responsibility including as a systems development and operations manager.
He also served as an enterprise business development manager and program manager for large-scale IT and telecommunications network contracts.