Michael Tenalio

Lecturer: School Of Business
South 312

My class room focus includes a balanced business perspective combining 30+ years of international
professional experience and education to align theory with application and best prepare our students for
success in a global, dynamic, and diverse marketplace.

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Curriculum Vitae


  • Roberts Wesleyan College, MS Strategic Marketing
    SUNY ESC, BS Management & Economics

More about Me

Professional Experience

  • GM/Business Line Leader, IDEX Optical Technologies (retire April 2020).
  • Vice President Product & Business Development, Varian Medical/Infimed.
  • Director Product Management & Marketing, Varco/Robbins & Myers Corp.
  • Director Product Development, Director Government Sales, Eastman Kodak Co.
  • Professional Interests

Professional Interests

  • Leading Global Business in Dynamic Environments;
  • Evolving Marketing: Profits with a Purpose;
  • New Product Development & Product Management;
  • Product Lifecycle & Market Windows of Opportunity;
  • Practical Application of Theory in Business – Extending the Marketing Mix;
  • CRM & Pipeline Management - Salesforce.Com;
  • Student Career Readiness in Business & Technology.



  • Geneseo Central Schools, K12 Board of Education, Board Member.
  • St Nicholas de Tolentino Cultural Society, Council Member.
  • Kiwanis International, Past President Geneseo /501c3.
  • American Marketing Association.
  • Strategic Selling, Miller Heiman.


  • IDEX Outstanding Product Innovation, 2017, Thermal Imaging.
  • Consumer Electronics Show/CES, (2003), Best Product of the Year, OLED Display.
  • Popular Science (2001) Product of the Year, Programmable Cameras.
  • Consumer Electronics Show/CES, (2000) Best Product of the Year DC290.
  • Tenalio, M; Moore, T; (2015), Optical Component Types for Applications, Laser Focus World.
  • Tenalio, M; (1997); Optical Solutions in Government, Defense & Security.