Dr. Christopher Morton has more than 25 years of entrepreneurial and corporate leadership experience in virtually all aspects of the high tech communications industry, including both wireless and wire line applications. He has focused on developing ground-breaking new technologies and using those innovations to create or enhance successful commercial companies.
Dr. Morton is currently co-founder and Chief Executive of NanoPhotonica, a nanomaterials company enabling power efficient, low cost, long lasting products for the flat panel display, solar energy, and other high profile industries. As co-founder and CEO of SkyCross, a leading antenna company serving the wireless device space, he led the company to multi-year double digit growth, achieved trusted supplier status with multiple Tier 1 customers worldwide, and identified and led the acquisition of a Shanghai, China based company. Of equal importance, he led and contributed to the development and market introduction of iMAT, the company’s new breakthrough smart antenna technology that has currently won 4 high-profile industry awards.
In addition, Dr. Morton is a founding partner with US Access Funds, a firm focused on identifying, qualifying, and matching immigrant investors with growing US companies in support of the Department of Homeland Security investment-related, accelerated residency (EB-5) program. He also serves as Senior Advisor to FOCUS Bankers LLC, providing investment banking services to emerging growth and middle market companies, nationwide.