Ken Morse is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and global sales veteran. He co-founded six high tech startups with MIT friends and classmates, all of which went global. Five did well, including 3Com and AspenTech; one was a disaster. He is considered a thought leader in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Global Sales, having served as the Founding Managing Director of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center [1996-2009]. He has been active for 30+ years commercializing novel technologies, and helping ambitious teams to bring their inventions from lab to market. Ken brings deep expertise in sales management to our team.
Ken is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Center for Marine Robotics [CMR] at WHOI and Disruptive Innovation Advisor to Telefonica and other major firms. He served on President Obama’s National Advisory Council for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE, Washington) where he chaired the sub-committee on Advanced Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing. He is on the Board of Advisors of several ambitious technology firms in Boston, Quebec, Europe, and beyond. www.entven.com
Since 2009, he is Visiting Professor at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, where he teaches MBAs "Global Sales Strategies for Ambitious Entrepreneurs" and MSc students "Getting Your Beachhead Customers."
In the summer of 1964, Ken worked in the Benthos barn (first facility) for Sam Raymond, welding and painting deep sea coring tools and assembling glass spheres with Doc Edgerton strobes.