Tim Harris

Vice President & General Manager
Commercial Aerospace

As Vice President, Commercial Aerospace, Tim Harris is responsible for developing and executing new business strategies across the company; including commercial work in space, airborne, data analytics and integrated solutions.

Tim has more than 30 years of design, manufacturing, program management, project and systems engineering experience supporting aerospace industry and government customers.

Tim has held executive leadership roles in National Defense, Strategic Development and Information Technology Services.  Under Tim’s leadership, National Defense achieved record sales and demonstrated solid program performance across the entire portfolio.
Since joining the company in 1996, Tim served as a director of business development, defense programs and several mission areas for National Defense.  He has served in other technical and managerial roles and was the program manager for three of our largest programs at Ball, including the Space-Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) satellite. Tim has also worked on the Modular Star Sensor (MSS), the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE), and Hubble’s Near-Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS).

Before joining Ball Aerospace, Tim held positions at Rocketdyne, United Technologies and McDonnell Douglas.

Tim earned a bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida and has completed post-graduate work at Florida Atlantic University.