Shelley Harrison

Shelley is responsible for the origination, execution and monitoring of corporate portfolios.

Before joining Coller Capital in 2009, Shelley was chairman and co-founder of Harrison Enterprises, a high-tech investment and management consulting firm. He was previously the co-founder, first chairman and CEO of Symbol Technologies (later acquired by Motorola) and was the chairman and CEO of Spacehab Inc. He was also the managing general partner and co-founder of PolyVentures’ venture capital funds.

Shelley has invested in over forty companies including: Sohu.com; Safenet Inc.; N2K/Music Blvd (acquired by Bertelsmann); Opal (acquired by Applied Materials); Jetfax; DSP Group; DSP Communications (acquired by Intel); EIS; Globecomm; and Novell.

Shelley began his career as a member of the technical staff at AT&T Bell Labs and as a professor of electrical sciences at SUNY Stony Brook. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from New York University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrophysics from Polytechnic University.