Harris Corporation has named John Heller president of its IT services business, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Daniel R. Pearson.
“John brings the breadth and depth of experience vital to continuing the stellar growth trajectory of this business,” Pearson said. “His leadership will further enrich Harris IT services’ reputation for optimal delivery of innovative solutions that advance our customers’ missions.”
Since joining Harris in 2007 with the acquisition of Multimax, Inc., Heller has served as vice president and general manager of IT services’ Department of Defense Programs. He succeeds Ted Hengst, who recently was named vice president and chief information officer for Harris.
In his new role, Heller will lead all aspects of the business, including partnering with cross-divisional operational leadership, key staff members, and customers to shape growth strategies and advance innovation in the global delivery of mission-enabling IT transformation, managed solutions and information assurance.
Heller brings more than 25 years of IT leadership experience with previously held positions such as president and COO of Multimax, Inc.; president and chief executive officer of Netco Government Services; and president and CEO of Rentport, Inc. Earlier in his career, he also served as principal for TenX Capital Management, and held senior management positions with Answerthink Consulting and Deloitte & Touche Consulting.