Jim Harris, a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Technology Officer Practice in Houston, helps clients in the energy, mining and industrial sectors find the technology leaders who can help them transform their technology and operation strategies. He specializes in chief information officer, chief technology officer, chief digital officer, senior cybersecurity roles. Jim brings more than 12 years of industry experience in technology leadership roles, and five years of technology strategy consulting.

Digital operations and technology strategist

  • Before joining Spencer Stuart, Jim was a director in the technology strategy practice of Strategy& (formerly Booz & Co.), a PwC company. Jim worked with companies in the energy, utilities and mining sectors, advising them on technology and digital operating model strategies, operational improvements, process optimization and strategic roadmapping. In addition, he worked on technology strategy engagements in the financial services, healthcare and industrial products sectors.
  • Jim also spent 12 years leading technology strategy at BG Group, an international E&P company. He led development of technology strategies for the Americas region and oversaw IT operations for North America.

Originally from the UK, Jim has worked in the U.S. for more than a decade. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Zoology and his Master of Science in Information Management from the University of Sheffield.

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