As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Morgan leads Color Kinetics' product vision and positioning, as well as its technical vision and direction. This includes technology development and validation to foster new product concepts, supervision of the strategic product roadmap, and overall technical direction for the company's growth within the competitive landscape. Mr. Morgan joined Color Kinetics in 1998 and previously served as Vice President of Engineering for more than four years. He was instrumental in the creation and development of the company's product lines, and was a significant contributor to numerous issued and pending patents. He also led teams in the design of many custom and high-profile lighting projects.
Prior to joining Color Kinetics, Mr. Morgan was a research scientist at Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab, where he developed surgical simulators. While studying at Carnegie Mellon University, he co-developed a novel augmented reality system used to guide a surgeon during a medical procedure, as well as the HipNav image guided system that is being commercialized by CASurgica (a company he helped to create). He is a co-author on a number of referred journal articles and co-editor of the NSF workshop report "Robotics and Computer Assisted Medical Interventions." Mr. Morgan holds a BS from Clark University and an MS in Electrical and Computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon with a focus in robotics under the advisement of Takeo Kanade.