Disparaging management consultant slang for a subject matter expert.
Named after the fictional species created by H. G. Wells for his 1895 novel, The Time Machine.
Morlocks dwell underground, maintaining ancient machines that they may or may not remember how to build. After thousands of generations of living without sunlight, they have dull grey skin, chinless faces, large greyish-red eyes with a capacity for reflecting light, and flaxen hair on the head and back. Individually they are significantly weaker than the average management consultant, but a large swarm of them can be a serious threat for a lone COO, especially one unarmed and/or with no portable PowerPoint source.