Robert C. Harris, Jr.


Robert C. Harris, Jr. joined Catapult Advisors in April of 2017 and was previoulsy the Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Rutberg & Company and a Partner and founding member of Stone Key Partners.  Mr. Harris was also a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns where he was Vice Chairman, Head of the Technology Group and Co-Head of the Global Technology, Media and Telecom Group. Mr. Harris also helped build Bear Stearns’ investment banking efforts in China and India. Prior to joining Bear Stearns in 1998, Mr. Harris was the founder of Unterberg Harris, a full service investment bank and a General Partner, Managing Director and a Member of the Board of Directors of Alex. Brown & Sons, where he established the firm’s West Coast operations.

Mr. Harris is well known in the technology sector and has advised many of the industry leaders across all the major areas of technology, including: Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, HP, Sun Microsystems, Cisco, ZTE, Tellabs, 3Com, Cypress, KLA, ASMI, Applied Materials, ASML, Varian, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Flextronics, Solectron, Activision, Electronic Arts, Take-Two Software and many others.

Mr. Harris has served on numerous public and private Boards of Directors, and has been active in Bay Area charities. He served in the US Army and received B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from University of California at Berkeley.

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