Janet MorrisPresident & CEO
Janet Morris is President and CEO of M2 Technologies, Inc. (M2), a woman-owned corporation specializing in non-lethal weapons (NLW), novel technology applications, tactics and technology. Ms. Morris's seminal non-lethal concept and novel technology applications work has been used by the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and was excerpted in the Army's Draft Operations Concept for Disabling Measures (920904). She has taught or provided course material to the U.S. Air Force's Air Command and Staff College, National Defense University's (IRMC) School of Information Warfare and Strategy, and Penn State University Applied Research Laboratory's Non-Lethal Institute. She has provided and presented seminars and briefings to the Defense Science Board, the Congressional Research Service, Senate Armed Services Committee Staff, and the Center for Naval Analysis. Profiles and interviews with Morris on non-lethal weapons include: ABC World News Tonight, MacNeil Lehrer Productions, the Discovery Channel, the Military Channel, PBS, WOR-TV, the Lifetime Channel, The Smithsonian, The Learning Channel, USA Radio Network, Italy Channel 4, Brazil's Globo International Television, BBC News night, BBC World Service, BBC Channel 4, and BBC's Equinox series. Her work has been spotlighted in Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, and numerous other print media. Defense News publishes her opinion pieces on security policy and technology. Before forming M2, Janet Morris was Senior Fellow (1993-94) for Policy Analysis at the U.S. Global Strategy Council, serving as Research Director for the Council's Non-Lethality Program and providing strategic planning support to U.S. Government agencies, departments, and Congressional offices in non-lethal, novel, and foreign technology. She has 12 years general experience in Strategic Planning/Security Policy, and 5 years as Project Director/Research Director/Senior Fellow at U.S. Global Strategy Council, National Security Policy (1989-94). Learn more about Janet Morris at Wikipedia.
Chris MorrisVice-President & Board Chairman
Chris Morris is Vice-President and Board Chairman of M2 Technologies, Inc.,(M2) specializing in strategic planning, tactical support, and technology exploitation. Mr. Morris's work on non-lethal, developmental, and foreign technology policy and implementation issues has been used by the U.S. Army, the U.S. Marine Corps, OSD Office of Munitions, OSD Net Assessment, and excerpted in the U.S. Army's Draft Operations Concept for Disabling Measures (920904). He has taught course elements and contributed papers to the U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College and National Defense University's (IRMC) School of Information Warfare & Strategy. He has presented Strategic Planning papers and papers on technology exploitation to the Center for Naval Analysis, the Defense Science Board, Georgia Institute of Technology, Penn State University's Advanced Research Laboratory, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. His work for the U.S. Army on non-lethal weapons has been excerpted in the Wall Street Journal. From 1993-95 Mr. Morris was Adjunct Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he helped develop and support CSIS's program on NLWs as well as CSIS's benchmark conference on NLW policy and utility. Mr. Morris is often contacted for comment by both print and electronic media organizations. He has provided opinion pieces and comments for BBC World, Defense News, Defense Week, Public Broadcasting Corporation, ABC News, Lifetime Channel, Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, the Smithsonian, and journals including Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal. As an independent contractor, Mr. Morris has coordinated and helped win a series of NLW contracts for industry that have been chosen for the current Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program, Integrated Product Team, and Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate. Mr. Morris has been NLW and novel technology consultant, contractor, or subcontractor to both private industry and government, including: Raytheon Company, Alliant Techsystems, Olin Ordnance, Primex, ARDEC, Delfin Systems, the Millburn Corporation, the Human Potential Foundation, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Argonne National Lab, Penn State Advanced Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, Westinghouse Electronic Systems, BDM International, the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense. Mr. Morris has received multiple grants to study non-lethal technology issues for the MHW Foundation and the Winston Foundation. He has provided briefs to and participated in defense technology roundtables of the Heritage Foundation. His academic background includes specialized study at Harvard, Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association professional development courses, and undergraduate work at Rockford College. Prior to the formation of M2, Mr. Morris was Research Director at the U.S. Global Strategy Council, a Washington-based think tank founded and chaired by former Deputy Director of Intelligence at the CIA, Ray S. Cline. Mr. Morris served directly under Dr. Cline at the Council in that capacity from 1989-94. From 1991-1992 he was Program Director for the Council's Non-Lethality Policy Review Group, a select panel of senior government and industry experts who met regularly to formulate and guide the Council's non-lethality agenda. Mr. Morris's duties included briefing executive branch, DoD, and Congressional officials on non-lethal concepts, technologies and strategy. Learn more about Chris Morris at Wikipedia.
Troy TyreExecutive Vice President
Troy Tyre is M2 Technologies, Inc. (M2) Executive Vice President. A retired Marine Officer with 29 years of service, he has combat experience in Iraq and operational experience worldwide. He has an extensive background in strategic planning, military policy, operations and training, logistics forces deployment and employment, force protection, security, non-lethal weapons policy analysis, communications, munitions, explosive safety, Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance (HERO), Ammunition Supply Points (ASPs), Forward Arming and Refueling Points (FARPs), Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), facilities planning, explosive safety quantity distance, logistics, operational and force deployment and employment, strategic and operational planning, military policy, and operations and training .He has conducted research and analysis for fuel efficiency technologies, countermeasures for ballistics, nanomaterial batteries, and counter IED technologies. He manages the daily operations of M2. Mr. Tyre’s duties also include briefing executive branch, DOD, Congressional officials and senior academic officials on M2's capability to support technological solutions for operational requirements. He has extensive operational knowledge and expertise of CONUS and OCONUS operations including the Asian Pacific Theater. He has knowledge of and has implemented Theories of Constraint, LEAN Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies. He has served at all levels of aviation ordnance maintenance, logistics, supply, and management. Additionally, he has served as a Senior Drill Instructor, Director of Training, and Executive Officer. He has completed all professional military education including the Command and Staff College and earned his BSB/IS, MBA, and 2 years towards his doctorate from the University of Phoenix.