Joe Harris

Joe Harris has been a business and IT consultant for over twenty years, providing strategic services and influential changes to a cross section of Fortune 500 companies. Though his primary career focus is to apply simple, creative solutions to complex business problems, his second life is dedicated to growing the sport of cycling. Since 1992 he has worn almost every hat from operations manager in a national bike store chain (Performance), managed the Indiana University collegiate cycling club (1992-1993) through two of its three consecutive National track cycling championships, soigneur (Saturn Pro Cycling), tour guide in Europe (VeloSport Vacations), journalist and editor (Mountain Biking), and market analyst and team patron (Computer Sciences Corporation). He was a liaison between Team CSC and U.S. clients while with the firm, and served as its cycling market subject matter expert in the Consulting division. He also volunteers his time to organizations that seek to bring bicycles and bicycle manufacturing capabilities into developing nations. Today, he is a strategic IT consultant for Kaiser Permanente based in Portland, Oregon, helping to steer a multi-year roadmap of pharmacy and healthcare technology investments including an innovative drug anti-diversion platform. A listing of his recent writings can be found here:

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How to prevent athlete abuse in cycling

• This article was originally published by The Outer Line on 17 March 2021. Click here for the original. The recent UCI Ethics Committee decision concerning former Health Mate team manager Patrick Van Gansen has brought renewed scrutiny on the ability of sports governing bodies to prevent and remedy...


Will ‘Roda’ Replace WADA in 2021?

• This article was originally published by The Outer Line on 10 February 2021. Click here for the original. Criminal legislation against sports cheating is currently in the limelight, given the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) effective rollback of sanctions against Russia for the Sochi doping scandal, and...

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