Dr. John Morris

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

John Morris is responsible for accelerating technology partnerships with Seagate’s customers, and cultivating emerging customers globally.

Prior to his current role, Morris was VP for Seagate’s hard drive and SSD product lines. Before that, he served as VP of Design Engineering for Seagate’s enterprise development group, focusing on technical and strategic alignment with enterprise and cloud customers. Since joining the company in 1996, Morris has held a variety of engineering leadership positions and has been a key contributor to many of Seagate’s core technologies. He holds 32 patents, primarily related to hard drive technologies.

Morris earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in electrical engineering from Caltech, and a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.