Co-Founder at R-Zero Systems // Forbes 30 under 30
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Strategic Partnerships and Business Development
August 2015 to November 2016
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
2014 to September 2014
Beijing City, China
Amherst College Department of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought
Mellon Research Fellow
January 2013 to January 2014
Amherst College Department of Economics
Research Assistant; Teaching Assistant
May 2012 to May 2014
Co-Founder, former CEO
San Francisco Bay Area
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Mandarin Chinese; International Development, GPA: 3.85
2011 to 2015
Minzu University of China
Mandarin Chinese, GPA: 4.0
2013 to 2013
International College of Zhejiang University
Intensive Language and Culture Program Alumnus, Chinese Language
2012 to 2012
San Marcos High School
Cumulative GPA: 4.83 (weighted)
2007 to 2011
What company does Eli Harris work for?
Eli Harris works for DJI
What is Eli Harris's role at DJI?
Eli Harris is Strategic Partnerships and Business Development
What industry does Eli Harris work in?
Eli Harris works in the Consumer Electronics industry.
💼 Past Experience
Eli Harris's works include co-founding R-Zero Systems and then President of R-Zero Systems, a business development and strategic partnerships firm; FLIR Systems, Beijing City, China; and EcoFlow Tech, San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Harris also worked as a Mellon Research Fellow at Amherst College Department of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought from January 2013 to January 2014 (1 year 1 month) and conducting original research with Professor Austin Sarat on the cultural reception of America's Death Penalty in alternative presses after the Supreme Court decisions in Furman and Gregg.
Eli Harris is an international development journalist and translator with a degree in Mandarin Chinese from Amherst College and a degree in Intensive Language and Culture from International College of Zhejiang University. Harris has worked in Development Journalism with The New York Times and was a coder at BuzzFeed.When Harris first came to the United States, he worked as an English teacher in a public school in Arlington, Virginia. In his free time, he started learning Mandarin Chinese to gain experience in translating Mandarin-speaking characters into English. About a year before he decided to pursue a degree in international development, he started his own business, translating Chinese materials into English for learners and businesses online.After spending two years as an English teacher in the United States, Harris returned to China to work as a coder at a teacher training college. While there, he began to learn more about the BBA and MA degrees specific to international development, and he decided to pursue a BBA in practical languages and culture from Minzu University of China.Harris currently works as a translator for development news organizations and for businesses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Los Angeles. In his spare time, he enjoys practicing Mandarin Chinese and playing the piano.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Eli Harris's Work Experience:Co-Founder at R-Zero Systems // Eli Harris is currently a Strategic Partnerships and Business Development at DJI from August 2015 to November 2016 (1 year 4 months) in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. . Business Development at FLIR Systems from 2014 to September 2014 (less than a year) in Beijing City, China. . Mellon Research Fellow at Amherst College Department of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought from January 2013 to January 2014 (1 year 1 month). Conduct original research with Professor Austin Sarat on the cultural reception of America's Death Penalty in alternative presses after the Supreme Court decisions in Furman and Gregg. Research Assistant; Teaching Assistant at Amherst College Department of Economics from May 2012 to May 2014 (2 years 1 month) in Amherst, MA. Research Assistant• Contributed research and writing to the working paper of Dr. Prakarsh Singh, which studied the relationship between food prices and violence in post-election KenyaTeaching Assistant for ECON-245: Development Economics.
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
1 year(s), 4 month(s)
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