Dr. Morse has served as Co-President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 8, 2007. From late 2001 to 2005, Dr. Morse was involved in several start-up ventures providing consulting services (People Basics from August 2001 to April 2002 and ESP Networks from April 2002 to July 2004). In September 2005, he joined with Joseph Scalisi and Desiree Mejia to incorporate Location Based Technologies, Corp. (“Old LBT”) (formerly known as PocketFinder, Inc.), which we acquired in October 2007. Old LBT had been formed to develop the PocketFinder personal locators. Dr. Morse brings 20 years of executive-level experience to us. The majority of his career focused on the consumer market, leading him to serve as Vice President of Consumer Billing Services for Pacific Bell from 2000 to 2001. His passion for customer service led to his appointment as Chief Customer Officer for Pacific Bell from 1997 to 2000 where he worked directly with the Chairman and the Executive Committee to establish the alignment of corporate strategy and process management objectives. Prior to Pacific Bell, he served as Vice President of Sales and Service for SBC, now AT&T, the second largest telecommunications company in the United States, from 1991 to 1997. While at SBC, he led an organization of more than 4,000 employees in 23 locations, serving 7,000,000 households. Subsequent to leading the consumer organization, he served as Vice President of Product Marketing responsible for SBC’s core billing product.
Dr. Morse received a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Columbia Pacific University, a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University.
Dr. Morse has given keynote addresses on education and business management to several organizations and lectured at University of California at Berkeley, University of California at Davis, University of California at Los Angeles and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also served as Chair for the University of California’s Board focused on Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA).