Jennifer L. Hanley joined Harris Corporation as the Director for International Government relations in April 2014. In that role, she formulates and oversees execution of government relations strategies to extend Harris Corporation’s business in more than 125 countries. She represents Harris interests to relevant federal and international governmental entities and industry organizations.
Before joining Harris, Hanley worked for the federal government for nearly 10 years. As a foreign affairs officer for the U.S. Department of State from 2007 through 2014, she was responsible for developing and executing nearly $1 billion in annual government funding to develop counter-terrorism capabilities for key foreign government partners.
From 2005 through 2007, Hanley served as an analyst for the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) International Center, managing research and evaluation on the impacts of transnational crime. Prior to her work at NIJ, Hanley was a strategic grants consultant for municipalities and corporations that dealt with homeland security and law enforcement issues.
Hanley received her master’s degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Rochester.
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence Systems.