Jeffrey A. Harris

Jeffrey A. Harris founded Global Reserve Group, LLC in 2012 to advise and invest in energy and technology companies. Previously, he spent twenty-nine years at Warburg Pincus LLC. During his career at Warburg Pincus, Mr. Harris invested in and advised companies in the industrial, consumer, technology and energy sectors. He has served on the board of directors of over thirty companies, including twelve publicly-traded entities. He is past chairman of the National Venture Capital Association. Currently, he is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Cranbrook Educational Community, a member of the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and a member of the Finance Committee of The Friends of the High Line in New York City. In addition,

Mr. Harris is an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business where he teaches courses on venture capital, and entrepreneurship and innovation.

Mr. Harris has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. In January 2012 Palgrave Macmillan published his book: Transformative Entrepreneurs: How Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, Muhammad Yunus and Other Innovators Succeeded.