Sheldon Fox, Harris
Sheldon Fox is president of Harris Corp.’s government communications systems division.
GCSD develops and supports systems for customers in the fields of defense, national intelligence, federal civil, information technology services, healthcare and cyber.
As president of GCSD, Fox is responsible for managing GCSD’s systems that solve mission-critical challenges of its defense, national intelligence, federal civil, information technology services, healthcare and cyber customers.
At Harris, which he joined in 1984, Fox has been attributed with achieving financial and business objectives and positioning Harris on many nationally important platforms and programs.
Prior to his current position, Fox was president for GCSD’s national programs business unit, which served the intelligence community. He also acted as president of Harris’ defense programs business unit.
Fox has also served as vice president and general manager of GCSD’s business unit for Defense Department programs and vice president of programs for defense communication systems. Harris credits Fox with playing a key role in helping the company achieve financial and business objectives and positioning the company on significant platforms and programs.
GCSD is comprised of seven capabilities- based business areas: mobile wide-band networks, space communication systems, proprietary programs, mission information systems, advanced information solutions, mission critical networks, and avionics and electronics.
Fox earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Georgia Tech and his master’s of business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2008, he was named a Georgia Tech Distinguished Engineering Alumnus.
Fox has completed a Harris management development program, Mahler Co.’s advanced management program and Harris’ leadership directions program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He also completed a program at the Defense Systems Management College at Fort Belvoir.
Fox 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.