Charles E. Harris
Chairman and CEO, Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
Charles E. Harris has been Chairman and CEO of Harris
& Harris Group, Inc., a publicly traded venture capital company,
since 1984. He has served as a director or trustee, and in the positions
of chairman, chief executive officer or control person, of a number
of publicly and privately held companies and not-for-profit institutions.
Current directorships include two MIT spin-off companies, NBX Corporation
and NeuroMetrix, Inc. Prior to 1984, he was chairman of the Wood,
Struthers and Winthrop Management Corp. investment advisory subsidiary
of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
He is a member of the New York Society of Security
Analysts. Among his eleemosynary activities, he is a life-sustaining
fellow and member of the Presidents Council of MIT; a member
of the Presidents Council of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;
a Trustee of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; prior to the disbandment
of that agency, a member of the Advisory Panel for the Congressional
Office of Technology Assessment; he has served for the last two
years as a judge for the Lemelson-MIT Inventor Awards Program; he
has advised several research universities and institutions on their
intellectual property policies, including serving on the Technology
Park Council of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; and he is active
in organizations devoted to the health and welfare of the thoroughbred
His social clubs include The Creek, the Princeton
Club of New York, Jupiter Hills Golf Club, the Saratoga Reading
Rooms and the Thoroughbred Club of America.
He is a graduate of Princeton University and of Columbia
Graduate Business School. He and his wife, Susan, reside in New
York City and have two grown children, Elizabeth and David.
Reding Beachy Broughton Gonzalez Halaby Harris Morley Peck Wrighton