Joseph Harris

Chief Information Officer at Consolidated Nuclear Security

Joseph Harris is the chief information officer for Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC, which is responsible for the management and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y‑12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He oversees a broad range of information technology, cyber operations, and risk management activities in Information Solutions and Services.

Harris has more than 37 years of experience delivering, managing, and supporting various operations, information, and technology. Before joining CNS, he served as the acting deputy chief information officer and executive director for Information Technology Services and Operations for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Harris directed central management, implementation, and operation of information technology programs and cybersecurity that enabled the department’s information technology infrastructure to support global operations. He also led the modernization of classified and unclassified information technology infrastructure at DHS headquarters and the consolidation and migration of enterprise data centers to the cloud.


  • Chief Information Officer

    Current role