Charles Harry

Research Scholar

Charles Harry is vice president for cyber and analytic solutions at Orbis Operations, and a Research Scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland. At Orbis, Harry leads a division of computer engineers and analysts to deliver comprehensive cyber solutions for public and private sector clients that incorporate network reconstruction, data analytics, mobile platform management, machine learning, and visualization techniques. Prior to his work at Orbis, Harry worked for the Department of Defense for 12 years where he led organizations tackling some of the hardest national security challenges. He has supported senior policy makers and has regularly appeared before congressional committees to provide testimony. 

Dr. Harry holds degrees in Economics and History from the University of Colorado. He was awarded a PhD in Policy Studies from the University of Maryland; his dissertation research utilized agent based modeling to explore the effect of economic conditions on the emergence of civil conflict.