Steve Morris

Steve Morris is and Entrepreneur in Residence for VertueLab and the Executive Director of the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC). He is a veteran of multiple investor-funded start-ups and two business-unit startups inside larger companies, and has more than 30 years of management experience in the software, service, and semiconductor test industries at companies such as Hewlett Packard, Integrated Measurement Systems, Cadence Design Systems, Mentor Graphics, Credence Corporation and Teseda Corporation. With hands-on startup CEO/founder experience, he has a broad understanding of startup issues, and an excellent ability to explain even complex startup topics in clear, easy-to-understand way. Between his work at VertueLab and OTBC, he has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs start and grow companies. He holds a B.A. in mathematics from Reed College and a Masters of Science degree from Carnegie-Mellon University Graduate School of Industrial Administration (now The Tepper School of Business). LinkedIn: