Mike Harris is a Managing Director of Koch Equity Development (“KED”). He joined KED in 2013 and is responsible for the origination, evaluation and execution of acquisitions and investments for Koch Industries, Inc. In this capacity, he evaluates opportunities across industries with specific expertise in the software, technology, aerospace and defense, and industrial manufacturing sectors. In addition to his board role at Getty Images, Mike serves as a board observer of Infor, the third largest ERP software vendor globally. He formerly served on the board of Truck-Lite, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for commercial and off-road vehicles.
Prior to joining Koch, Mike worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, capital deployment and structured equity capital alternatives. He also previously worked at Orbital Sciences Corporation as a mechanical engineer in their Launch Systems group.
Mike holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School.