Chris Harris

Chris Harris

CIO, Pacific Seafood

Chris Harris is the Vice President of Information Technology at Pacific Seafood, with responsibility for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all technology related solution

Chris is an established leader and strategic thinker with over 17 years of progressive experience in building and leading high performing global teams in the logistics and supply chain industry. Chris excels in delivering growth and profitability opportunities, championing business process automation and improvement.  He possesses deep business acumen and technical knowledge with in-depth understanding of operations, finance, sales and supply chain.  Chris is a member of the Portland chapter of the Society of Information Managers.

Chris spent the last 11 years in various IT leadership roles in the logistics industry where he built a 140 member global IT team responsible for 37 business applications, across 59 different countries accounting for 2.5B in revenue. He delivered over 80 million dollars in value and led multiple IT and business transformation initiatives

Chris received a full athletic scholarship playing division I-A football for the University of Texas El Paso and finished college at Southern Methodist University (SMU) with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Information Systems and Operations Management. Chris is active in CrossFit, holding multiple training certifications with years of coaching experience.  Chris is married with three children and his wife Scarlett has an active career as an actress in film and television.  He lives in a Portland suburb with his family.