Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Dr. David Morse has served as Corning’s executive vice president and chief technology officer since 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 charged with establishing the Optical Components Research department. In 1987, he was named manager of consumer products development. He became 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 was granted 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 and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Morse chairs the McDonnell International Scholars External Advisory Committee at Washington University in St. Louis, and is a member of the Corning Museum of Glass Advisory Board of Trustees, and the Corning Foundation Board.