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Executive Profile: Sheldon Fox, Harris Govt Comm Systems President

Sheldon Fox

Sheldon Fox is president of Harris Corp.’s government communications systems group, which develops and produces communications and information systems for defense, national intelligence and civil agency customers worldwide.

The company says the GCS group has six primary areas such as C4ISR electronics, aerospace systems, proprietary programs, mission information systems, advanced information solutions and mission critical networks.

Prior to his current position, the 28-year company veteran served as president of the group’s national programs business unit and worked with intelligence agencies. Before that, he served as president of the company’s defense programs unit.

Other leadership positions include vice president and general manager of programs for Defense Department communication systems, where the company says he helped achieve financial and business objectives and positioned Harris on several national programs and platforms.

He is a member of the Aerospace Industries Association, Air Force Association, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Association of the United States Army, Navy League, National Defense Industrial Association, Intelligence and National Security Alliance, United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the United States Space Foundation.

Fox holds both bachelor’s and master’s of science degrees from Georgia Tech and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He serves on the Georgia Tech President’s Advisory Board and was named a distinguished engineering alumnus in 2008.

He is a graduate of Harris’ WINGS management development program, the Defense Systems Management College at Fort Belvoir, the Mahler Advanced Management Program and the Harris Leadership Directions program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

 

Coverage of Fox on Executive Mosaic’s websites:

Harris Team Wins Spot on $10B Army Comm Equipment IDIQ; Sheldon Fox Comments

Harris KnightLite Designed for Backpack 4G Comm; Sheldon Fox Comments

Harris to Update White Sands Range Radios; Sheldon Fox Comments

Harris Satellite Antennas Deployed on Lockheed MUOS Satellite; Sheldon Fox Comments

Harris Looks to Win Business by Adding Colorado Employees; Sheldon Fox Comments

Harris Delivers Mesh Reflectors for Satellites to Lockheed; Sheldon Fox Comments

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