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Harris Miller on Technology

 


1st leader of Information Technology Association of America

In 1984, Harris turned to the private sector, and running a series of small businesses. In 1995, with the online revolution gearing up, Harris became President of the Arlington-based Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), where he led the charge that made Virginia and the United States global centers in the new field of Information Technology (IT). Within a decade, Harris tripled the ITAA's membership, while also heading up the World Information Technology and Services Alliance, increasing its scope from 22 to 67 countries.

The relatively uncharted territory of the IT industry gave Harris the opportunity to practice on a large scale his ability to find common sense solutions to real problems. Harris worked tirelessly to advocate the new employment and growth opportunities of IT. While helping the industry develop its relationship with the public sector, Harris introduced lawmakers and government officials to the usefulness of IT.

Source: Campaign website, www.miller2006.org, "About" Jan 17, 2006

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