Chris Morton

Operating Partner
Chris Morton, Operating Partner, Orchid Blacklinkedin

#Business Development
#Mergers & Acquisitions
#Product Strategy
#Raising Capital
#Multinational Teams

I launch and accelerate the profitable growth of companies by creatively mapping technology to successful business models and market/customer penetration strategies, by leveraging industry partnerships, and by securing institutional and strategic investment.

*SkyCross: Co-founder - 750M antennas sold, acquired by Airgain. (See Abstract)

NanoPhotonica:  Co-founder - funded by Samsung.

Mesh Networks:
Co-founder - acquired by Motorola.

Raised over $85M in Capital:
Bought China-based Shanghai Universe Communications.

University of Pennsylvania - Ph.D, Communication Systems.


# Energy & Utilities

# Hardware / IoT

# Manufacturing - Light

# SaaS Development

# Teleco

# Aerospace

# Automotive

# Blockchain

# Broadband

# Electronics

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Chris Morton
“The are two important days in your life. The day you were born and the day you find out why.”
—Mark Twain, American writer

What I'm Reading / Listening To:


Provides a much-needed "long view" when current events weigh heavily.

Still On My Bucket List:
Travel to Egypt. Learn about the structure and uses of DNA from experts. Learn to play electric guitar (I play drums). And, write more music.
Best Business Advice:
As a leader, know your strengths and limitations, be open to feedback and new ideas, and hire accordingly.