Bill Harris

Director, Innovation Advisory Partners

Bill Harris.

Bill Harris has over 40 years of diverse, progressively advanced national and international experience building and leading major government and university institutions, strategically developing research and educational enterprises to benefit society, managing large budgets for maximum results, and hiring entrepreneurial personnel and teach-scholars.

Harris held several executive positions, including, President & CEO of Science Foundation Arizona, Founding Director General, Science Foundation Ireland and VP for Research, University of South Carolina. He holds a PhD in chemistry from the University of South Carolina and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the College of William and Mary. 

Harris joined the Dean's Advisory Council in 2022.