Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
Industry veteran Cliff Morris combines a deep background in thin film deposition technologies with extensive deal-making experience with Asian investors and electronics manufacturers. Since joining C3Nano as Chief Executive Officer in 2010, he has raised more than $20 million in Series A, B, and C funding, and closed several major joint development agreements with market leading companies.
His executive management and technical marketing experience has focused on new business development and product commercialization. As Vice President of Business Development at NanoGram Corporation, he was responsible for developing and expanding nanotechnology into applications including display films, lithium batteries, printed electronics, solar, and semiconductor materials. He spearheaded Nanogram’s successful merger with Teijin Chemicals.
Prior to NanoGram, Cliff served as Director of European Operations at Sheldahl-Multek, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flextronics, Inc. Located in Paris, France, Cliff led Sheldahl’s European business expansion and established new business and relationships with key European Fortune 500 customers.
As Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Sheldahl, Cliff introduced the first-ever roll-to-roll patterned ITO product line for the display industry and managed a lithium metal film for battery project funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
He holds a B.A. from Michigan State University, and an MBA from Xavier University.