President & Chief Executive Officer
Space Center Houston
William T. Harris is the President and CEO of Space Center Houston and Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, the nonprofit science and space museum. Space Center Houston is the top international attraction in the greater Houston area and generates $73 million in annual economic impact, 925 jobs and $36 million in personal income. A Smithsonian Affiliate, the center is the Official Visitor Center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center and sited as “The Big Draw” by USA Today. Joining the foundation and Center in April 2016, Harris has more than 30 years in nonprofit leadership including senior positions at museums and universities. He previously was at the California Science Center Foundation as senior vice president of development and marketing. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the ASTC (Association of Science Technology Centers) and an AAM Board alumnus.
Tuesday, May 8
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM