Rick Morse is a technically accomplished, pragmatic leader that is passionate about transforming industries using technology and revolutionize industrial automation. Rick has been at the center of the explosive growth in Robotics, Motion Control, PLC, DCS, and Wireless Automation for mobile operators across the last 3 decades. Each time, Rick successfully guided his teams to create innovative solutions that solve real customer needs. He balances his love of technology with practical business skills that drive financial discipline into organizations that yield profitable P&L results.
Rick earned a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He also earned a Minor in Organizational Development.
Rick enjoys using his Organizational Development training to build teams and grow individuals into lifelong learners and leaders. He created new technology divisions as startups with existing business, Founding Member of a startup, Consolidated aquisitions into new companies, turned around failing divisions/companies.
Rick’s business philosophy is “Businesses are created with a purpose that provides value to society, but the ones I enjoy working with are the ones that unlock productivity to improve living conditions for all.” He is a member of the founding leadership team of a new church in downtown Milwaukee, MKE Lakeside Church. He has been married for 35 years with 2 grown children.