Harris received his B.A. in economics from Morehouse College, where he graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA in finance and business economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His first book, The Art of Quantum Planning: Seven Ideas from Quantum Physics for Breakthroughs in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership, was published by Berrette Koehler Publishing in August, 2009. He has published articles in several business journals and is a sought-after speaker on developments in energy markets and strategic planning.
Harris lives in San Francisco. In addition to his leadership of the Technology and Society member-led forum at The Commonwealth Club, he is active on several local nonprofit boards. He is currently the chair of the board of the Hoffman Institute, which provides personal growth training and counseling. He is a volunteer strategy coach and mentor for start-up companies participating in the Cleantech Open West. Learn more at his website: www.artofquantumplanning.com.