James Morris

University Advisor at Diamondhead Ventures

James Morris

James Morris

University Advisor at Diamondhead Ventures

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University Advisor at Diamondhead Ventures

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Venture Partner at Walden International LLC

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Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures LLC

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Managing Director, Executive Education at University of California - UC Davis Graduate School of Management

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Venture Partner at Illuminate Ventures

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Founding Member at Jewish Women's Foundation of Greater Pittsburgh

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Co-Founder at Splice Machine, Inc.

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Associate Dean for Advancement at Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science

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University Advisor at Diamondhead Ventures

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Dean, College of Natural Resources College of Engineering at University of California, Berkeley Foundation

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James Morris
University Advisor at Diamondhead Ventures
Education
Ph.D Computer Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Career History
Professor
Current

The Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science is recognized around the world as a leader in all facets of computer science and robotics education. Respected international surveys have consistently ranked Carnegie Mellon's graduate programs in computer science among the best in the United States. The School of Computer Science remains a home for visionary leaders and legendary achievements in the field of computer science.

University Advisor
Current

Diamondhead Ventures focuses on investments in early-stage technology companies that are developing disruptive technologies and have strong, defensible intellectual property. The firm focuses on technology opportunities related to information security, enterprise 2.0 and cross-discipline areas, such as computational biology. Diamondhead Ventures is particularly interested in identifying investment opportunities arising from leading research universities. The firm seeks spin-out opportunities that offer significant capital efficiency benefits by leveraging prior research and development efforts and that allow the firm to fund emerging technologies at a lower risk and a lower cost than typical early-stage opportunities. Diamondhead Ventures makes initial seed and Series A investments ranging from $500,000 to $5 million. They will invest in a company prior to the full development of the technology and/or management team.

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Member, Business Advisory Council
Current

Illuminate Ventures focuses on early-stage investments in US-based high growth, capital efficient high technology companies. The firm focuses on companies operating in the fields of Internet, SaaS, cloud computing, infrastructure, data analytics, security, IIoT, technology enabled services and mobile and wireless solutions. Illuminate Ventures is typically the first institutional investor at early stages, but they also invest at a point where established companies seeking for first equity financing. They invest in Series and Seed rounds by filling the gap between angel capital and larger funding rounds of traditional VCs. The firm is particularly interested in new and innovative business ideas led by committed, talented and diverse teams, particularly those that include women entrepreneurs. They also make co investments.

Member, Board of Trustees
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Ex Officio Member, Advisory Board
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The Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science is recognized around the world as a leader in all facets of computer science and robotics education. Respected international surveys have consistently ranked Carnegie Mellon's graduate programs in computer science among the best in the United States. The School of Computer Science remains a home for visionary leaders and legendary achievements in the field of computer science.