Milton Morris joined Neuspera Medical, a Clinical Stage Privately held company, as its President and CEO in July of 2015.   Since then, Dr. Morris has led 3 successful financing (~$120m raised) enabling the Neuspera program to experience steady growth and progress towards the commercialization of its ultraminiaturized neurostimulators. Prior to joining Neuspera, Milton was the Sr. Vice President of Research & Development and Emerging Therapies at Cyberonics (now LivaNova) where he assembled and led an R&D team that pioneered the first closed-loop vagus nerve stimulation device for Epilepsy. Dr. Morris was employed by Guidant Corporation and its successor, Boston Scientific Corporation. During his tenure, he held several positions, including Principal Research Scientist; Director, Research & Development; and Director, Marketing where he served as the Arrhythmia Franchise leader with responsibilities for both the implantable pacemaker and defibrillator businesses for the Cardiac Rhythm Management division of Boston Scientific. Prior to joining Guidant, Dr. Morris spent 5 years working as a Research Assistant in the Medical Computing Laboratory at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the electrophysiology group at the University of Michigan hospital and the Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute. During this period, Dr. Morris was awarded fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in support of his research on the development of novel approaches to low power arrhythmia classification algorithms designed for implantable defibrillators. Dr. Morris is named as an inventor on over 30 patents and an author on 20 peer reviewed publications, book chapters, abstracts and scientific presentations.

Dr. Morris serves as a Charter Trustee for Northwestern University where he Chairs the Medicine Committee and serves on the Board of Myomo, Inc (NYSE, MYO).  Dr. Morris is a Fellow in the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) where he was inducted for contributions to developing and commercializing innovations in bioelectronic medicine.

Dr. Morris holds a Master’s in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management, a Master’s and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University.

He and his wife Renee have 4 kids and are members of Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston Texas.