Independent Director and Chairman of the Board
Howard L. Shecter has served as a director of Harris Interactive since November 2001. Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Shecter served as a director of Total Research Corporation from June 1998 to November 2001 and as Vice Chairman from July 1998 through November 2001.
Mr. Shecter joined Reed Smith LLP in 2010 as Senior M&A Partner and currently serves as Counsel for that firm.
From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Shecter served as a Senior Partner with the law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
Prior to that time, he was a Senior Partner with the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Mr. Shecter joined that firm in 1968 and served as its Managing Partner from 1979 to 1983 and as Chairman of its Executive Committee in 1985.