Richard E. Morley

Richard E. Morley is the father of the programmable controller, inventor of the floppy disk, and a leader in the field of advanced technological development. An avid entrepreneur, Mr. Morley has taken part in the founding of approximately fifty high technology companies through more than three decades. Mr. Morley has more than twenty United States and foreign patents, including the parallel inference machine, hand-held terminal, programmable logic controller, and magnetic thin film.

Mr. Morley earned a physics degree from MIT, which provided the insight to become a pioneer in the areas of computer design, artificial intelligence, automation and futurism. As an inventor, author, consultant and engineer, Mr. Morley has provided the research and development community with world-changing innovations.

Information as of 1991