The Harris Agency is committed to helping CCOs and CMOs build world-class reputations and trust for their organizations by successfully navigating today's complex matrix of social, political, financial and digital challenges.
While it may seem daunting, this environment presents superb opportunities for CCOs and CMOs to build corporate reputations that truly adds value and enhances competitive advantage, while also supporting and sustaining the company in the event of a sudden crisis.
We’re the agency for this new age of reputation management.
With a focus on B2B, technology and cryptocurrencies/initial coin offerings (ICO), The Harris Agency has more than a quarter century of experience in managing reputation, image and issues for some of the most respected and disruptive companies in the world, including IBM, United Technologies, NRG, Pratt & Whitney, ZTE, Otis, Qlik, and VerticalNet.
The Harris Agency Leadership
Peter Harris , Founder and CEO
Peter founded The Harris Agency in September 2017 after spending nearly 25 years perfecting his skill in reputation and issues management.
Peter Harris , Founder and CEO
Peter founded The Harris Agency in September 2017 after spending nearly 25 years perfecting his skill in reputation and issues management. Having managed and protected reputations for some of the most admired and disruptive companies in the world, Peter offers clients extreme senior level counsel, a keen understanding of today’s world of influence and risks, and a “get shit done” kind of attitude. Recognized by Hot Topics in 2015 as one of the Most Influential Tech Agency CEOs, Peter is proud to apply all of his insights and efforts toward helping clients solve their internal and external issues.
In his role as CEO of Grayling US, Peter was responsible all operational, financial and growth activities for the company across 9 offices. In addition, Peter was the senior corporate and reputation specialist, leading accounts for Fortune 500 companies across consumer product, technology, retail banking sectors and among others.
Prior to joining Grayling, Peter spent seven years at MSLGroup where he served in roles including North America Corporate Practice lead, Global Engagement Director for United Technologies, and head of the agency’s Strategic Partnerships and Alliances. Prior to joining MSLGROUP, Peter ran the global IBM account at Ketchum and founded the agency’s Financial Services Group, which catered to financial services companies and offered communications support to publicly traded entities such as Direct Energy, Nokia, and JPMorgan Chase.
Peter is an avid fan of good cigars, soccer and women’s lacrosse. He and his wife Cathi live in Mt Lakes, NJ with one grown daughter while the younger two are in college.
Our expertise spans such key sectors as professional and financial services, energy, manufacturing, aerospace and many areas of technology, including enterprise, FinTech, consumer tech, wireless and e-commerce, to name a few. Here are some service areas in which our proven expertise can deliver positive results for your organization.
CEO image and thought leadership
Crisis and Issues management
Media and influencer relations
Employee engagement and change management
Narrative development and messaging
Reputation analytics and strategy
Research and Insights
Media and presentation coaching
Corporate Responsibility/Cause Marketing
Advertising and media buying
Social and digital marketing
Government relations (state and federal)
Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and Cryptocurrencies
For The Harris Agency, a real differentiator is our Trust Collaborative – a carefully selected network of "special ops” firms and international partners who are the absolute best at what they do. Why collaborate with trusted partners? Because in today’s complex and fast-moving world of communications, no agency can be the absolute best at everything. So we work with best-in-class partners who can bring the right skills and experience to the right challenge at precisely the right moment.
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