Year Inducted / Awarded: 2005
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Richard Ballantyne served, until his retirement in January 2005, as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Harris Corporation, a $3 billion revenue, Melbourne, FL-based communications equipment company. Harris Corporation, which employs 11,000, provides product, system, and service solutions for customers in the microwave, broadcast, secure tactical radio, and government communications markets. Previously, Mr. Ballantyne was Vice President and General Counsel at Prime Computer in Natick, MA. He is admitted to practice before the bars of Florida, Massachusetts and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.