Peter Harris

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Peter Harris is a leader and well-known expert in the aviation security industry. Since 2009 he has assisted over 35 clients as Founder and President of Yankee Foxtrot, Inc, a consulting company dedicated to providing specialized strategic guidance on revenue growth to senior decision-makers. Comfortable in financial transactions, his client experience includes company acquisitions, development of joint ventures, and equity investments.

His senior executive positions were at Analogic Corporation where he was President of their security subsidiary, International Security Systems which would eventually achieve 40% of the checked baggage x-ray market worldwide. He served as the CEO of Rapor, Inc., a designer of biometric portals from 2000-2004, and was instrumental in the company’s acquisition. In addition, he spent five years at American Science & Engineering (AS&E) as VP, Sales and Marketing and on their Board of Directors.

He has extensive Board experience with both public and private companies and was the founding Board member for Qylur in 2007 and on PathSensors Board before its sale to Smiths Detection in 2020. He also has been a featured speaker at security trade shows around the world.

As a private pilot and naval aviator, Peter is no stranger to aviation and security-related issues. He amassed over 2000 hours and 400 carrier landings during a 22-year naval aviation career, retiring with the rank of Captain.

Peter’s education includes a B.S. from the US Naval Academy in 1976 and a Master’s Degree in National Security from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 1983.