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Dr. Isaac B. Horton III

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Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...

Local Address: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States
Remote Light Inc
8824 Stage Ford Road
Raleigh , North Carolina 27615
United States


Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • PhD
  • undergraduate degree , Chemistry
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Doctorate degree , Chemistry
    Indiana University
  • University of Pennsylvania
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Remote Light, Inc. - Executive Summary, 29 Sept 2014 [cached]
Isaac B. Horton, Ph.D., Founder and principal innovator, Dr. Horton has served as the Chairman and CEO for RLI since 1999. Prior to establishing RLI, Dr. Horton held various positions at the Rohm and Haas Company. He also was employed as a drug designer at the DuPont Company. Dr. Horton received his under-graduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, his doctorate degree from Indiana University, and attended the Wharton School of Business.
TCB360 Team, 18 Jan 2011 [cached]
Dr. Isaac B. Horton III
Dr. Isaac B. Horton III has 25 years of experience in technology, international business and finance. His companies have more than 130 issued patents. The Focus of the technology of Dr. Horton is in three areas: Energy, Light (Photons), and Matter. The focus of his business is environmental, energy and health care. He has traveled to more than 30 countries and closed transaction in countries such as Japan, Taiwan, Australia, China, France, Italy, England, Russia, Malaysia, Belgium, and Brazil. Dr. Horton has raised over $60 million for companies in which he has a significant ownership position. His personal destiny is to help save the planet and fund the gospel through his non profit, God's Tipping Point.
Dr. Horton completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979. After receiving a Doctorate degree in Chemistry from Indiana University, he began his career as a Drug Designer for the Dupont Company in 1984. No drugs had been designed in the world at that time. Dr. Horton was a part of an elite group of scientists that believed drugs could be designed by understanding the biological activity required. Today all drugs are designed.
Dr. Horton has traveled extensively and conducted business internationally. He has formed joint ventures with, the Chairman of Yamaquiwa the largest independent lighting company in Japan, the Malaysian Government having presented to the Prime Minister, China Trust of Twain, Hong Kong Tobacco of Hong Kong and Lucky Goldstar of Korea.
Dr. Horton is a strong advocate of education. He has served on the education committee for the Board of the American Chemical Society and the steering committee for the Urban Education Initiative of the National Science Foundation. As a national director of the National Organization of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers, Dr. Horton created a mentorship program for intercity youth. He was featured on the front page of the Philadelphia enquire for his efforts in attracting youth to science. He was also featured in award winning columnist Tony Brown's book," Black Lies, White Lies for his work with youth in Philadelphia. The Rohm and Haas Company, a Fortunate 500 company, awarded Dr. Horton first runner up for volunteer of the year.
University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dr. Horton presently serves on the Board of Visitors for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently a member of the first best practice committee where he chaired one of two subcommittees responsible for selecting the schools to benchmark and gather information.
Dr. Horton has served on the Board of Directors of Shaw University for eight years. He is a member of the finance committee. (Located in Raleigh, NC, Shaw University is the oldest historically black college of the south.
Dr. Horton has received numerous awards and been featured in many publications, Global Village of the 21st Century Science and Technology Award, Dillard /Goldsboro Award for Business and Research, University of North Carolina , Carolina Alumnae Review, National's Business published by the US Chamber of commerce, Raleigh News and Observer, Triangle Business Journal, Atlanta's Bridge Builders Awards, ESPN, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, UNC Public TV, ABC News, CNN Future watch, MBC Scientist, Deal of the year for the Triangle, Who's, who's in the Research Triangle, Fastest growing companies in the Triangle, As the First African American State Officer, Speaker for National Honor society of Goldsboro, Speaker at the University Of Cincinnati, Business School of Boston University, Northern Trust Dream Makers, Socially Responsible Investors Forum.
Organizations American Chemical Society, National Organization of Chemist and Chemical Engineers, Life member of NAACP, Past member University of Pennsylvania Business Incubator, Past member of the National Business League, Past Board member of Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Past Vice President Wilmington Delaware Development Group, Member of African American Wine Tasting Association, Member of the Museum of Art.
Family Dr. Horton is married to his life long friend, the former Thea Bernadine Bryant of North Carolina.
Dr. Horton enjoys music and has written and published song. He also enjoys singing.
Ravenscroft School: Board of Trustees, 20 May 2012 [cached]
Dr. Isaac B. Horton III
The Team - SPV, 8 May 2015 [cached]
Dr. Isaac B. Horton III
EDUCATION B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill Ph.D., Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Indiana University at Bloomington, IN
Dr. Isaac B. Horton III
Founder & Managing Partner Dr. Horton is a modern-day Renaissance man. He has 26 years of management, technology, patents, international business and finance experience with 16 years of successful entrepreneurship. He has purchased companies, formed partnerships and launched joint ventures in 15 countries. After earning his Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Indiana University, he worked at the DuPont Company as one of the first drug designers in 1984. He worked eight years in manufacturing for the Rohm and Haas Company, which was recently sold for $16 Billion. He held the position of Marketing Manager for the Europe / Asia Electronics Division. He also held senior positions in Strategic Planning and Corporate Development, as well as managing the fiber optic business. His most recent company from SPV, Remote Light Inc., has secured more than 140 patents and won both local and national awards. Back Dr. Isaac B. Horton III
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Dr. Isaac B. Horton, ..., 18 Nov 2008 [cached]
Dr. Isaac B. Horton, III
Dr. Isaac B. Horton, III is a founder of Remote Source Lighting International, Inc. (RSLI) and has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman since January 1995. Dr. Horton is also the founder, majority shareholder, CEO and Chairman of the parent company Remote Light. Inc. Remote Source Lighting International, Inc. (RSLI) has been recognized as the leading manufacturer of fiber optic lighting products. Its manufacturing and research development facility is located in San Juan Capistrano, California and the corporate office is located in North Carolina. He has traveled to more than 20 countries establishing business ventures in each of these, which include Malaysia, France, Italy, Germany, Kuwait, South Africa, Taiwan, Brazil, Australia, Japan, Mexico, Belgium, Canada and China. He has purchased four companies including one in Brussels and one in Australia, which produce fiber optics products. Dr. Horton has applied for or has been awarded more than 70 patents. These products can be used in illumination, data transmission and disinfections. RSLI won the Deal of the Year Award for 1998 for the Research Triangle of North Carolina, Innovator of the Year for the International Association of Lighting Designers and Product of the Year in 1997 from the largest Entertainment Lighting Organization and Application of the Year Award for the same organization for 1999. He has also raised almost $1 million dollars for Ultra Fine Technologies, a Nanopartical Company which recently won a $250,000 grant from the Fermi Institute in Germany. Dr. Horton completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979. After receiving a Doctorate degree in Chemistry from Indiana University, he began his career as a Drug Designer for Dupont Company in 1984. He later joined the Rohm and Haas Company where he held positions in Manufacturing and Engineering, Marketing, Strategic Planning and New Product Management. Dr. Horton also attended the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Management Program. In addition, he has held numerous business positions including vice president of the Wilmington Delaware Development Company. Dr. Horton presently serves on the Board of Directors of Shaw University, is on the Honorary Board of Directors of The Character Education Foundation, and is the Chairman of the Board of Alpha Global. Dr. Horton has published works in scientific journals, holds scientific patents and has copyrights in music and dramatic writings.
Dr. Isaac B. Horton, III and Richard Patton will be serving on our Board of Directors as designees of MKM.
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