Colin Harris

Acting CEO & Technical Director

Colin is a co-founder of Knoware and uses his analytical and technical skills to create innovative, cost-effective and successful solutions to meet an organisation’s information requirements.

His special area of interest is the delivery of the right information to the right people using web technologies.

Colin is a flexible and committed individual who can bring a great deal of IT experience and business acumen to an organisation. He has over twenty years of experience in the IT industry, and over fifteen years of business intelligence experience.

He undertakes a variety of challenging roles in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing area.

Colin is a highly qualified and certified SAS practioner.


Colin has a track record of creating innovative, cost-effective and successful solutions for organisations that provide positive business benefits. His experience includes systems development, project management, bid management, training and various technical roles covering skills transfer consultancy, installation and configuration of business intelligence environments, programming, teaching courses, sales support work and hot-line customer support. He has experience with most industry sectors, especially banking and insurance, retail, government, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals organisations.

Colin has worked on multiple sites with the latest SAS technologies, designing implementing and configuring SAS servers for business intelligence environments including implementation of the latest versions of SAS solutions.

A key strength is his ability to communicate well across all levels in an organisation, both within a company and externally to customers and partners. Colin has presented over twenty papers at conferences in New Zealand, UK, Europe and the USA. He is a team player, who is dependable, and has a ‘can do’ and ‘make it happen’ attitude to make sure the job gets done.

Colin Harris