Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Dr. David Morse has served as Corning’s executive vice president and chief technology officer since May 2012. Morse is responsible for managing Corning’s innovation portfolio and creating new growth drivers for the company. Prior to his current position, he served as senior vice president and director, Corporate Research.
Morse joined Corning in 1976 as a composition scientist in glass research. In 1985, he was named senior research associate and was charged with establishing the Optical Components Research department. He was named manager of consumer products development in 1987 and director of materials research in 1990, and then moved through a series of technology leadership positions in inorganic materials and telecommunications before joining Corporate Research in 2001.
Morse graduated from Bowdoin College magna cum laude in 1973 and earned a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976. He is a member of the M.I.T. chapter of Sigma Xi and the National Academy of Engineering. Morse chairs the McDonnell International Scholars External Advisory Committee at Washington University in St. Louis, and is a member of the Board of Industry Advisors of International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass (MI-NFG), the Dow-Corning Board of Directors, the Corning Museum of Glass Advisory Board of Trustees, and the Corning Foundation Board.