Teledyne Microwave Solutions

Michael Ryan - President

Teledyne Microwave Solutions

Mike RyansMichael Ryan has over 28 years of experience in the microwave, communications, and aerospace markets. He joined Teledyne in 2009 as the Director of New Business Development of Teledyne’s Microwave Electronic Components (TWT Products). He became General Manager of TWT Products in March of 2011. At Teledyne Microwave Solutions, Michael is working on new business opportunities in the field of high power microwave amplifiers based on TWTs while supporting the continued growth of TWT Products core business.

Prior to joining Teledyne, Mr. Ryan was the Vice President and General Manager of Aerodyne Controls. At Aerodyne Controls he developed opportunities for pneumatic systems for military and aerospace programs including the P-3 Sonobouy, Predator Reaper, and SM-3 missile.

Michael holds multiple patents on both microwave materials and new business processes. In addition to degrees in mathematics and history, Mr. Ryan received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Delaware.rohmbus-blue

John Restivo - General Manager

Teledyne Paradise Datacom

Mgmt RestivoJohn Restivo, General Manager of Teledyne Paradise Datacom, has been with the company since 2003, when he was hired as Head of Business Development and Worldwide Sales for Paradise Datacom. John holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. He has over twenty-five years' experience in the satcoms industry, which commenced in 1986 when he joined the Hughes Aircraft Company as a communications systems engineer. During a 12 year spell at Scientific Atlanta in Georgia; his final appointment was Director of Systems Engineering and Operations before joining Tripoint Global in 1998 as Chief Technical Officer of their $200 million satcoms equipment manufacturer. He then held appointments as Executive VP/General Manager of the Comstream Division of Radyne Comstream before becoming an Executive VP & General Manager of Viasat Inc. in Georgia. In addition to his General Management background, John has gained experience in design, operations, and sales and marketing before joining Paradise Datacom.rohmbus-blue

Steven Vodoklys  - Controller, Teledyne Microwave Solutions

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Vodoklys TMSSteven Vodoklys is the Teledyne Microwave Solutions Group Controller responsible for providing financial leadership to the organization and ensuring the financial statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Prior to joining Teledyne Microwave Solutions, Steven served as Vice President of Finance/Group Controller for L3 Communications’ Narda/Miteq operation and the Communication Systems Group for over 6 years. He also served as Vice President/CFO at L3-Communications’ Ocean Systems Group in Sylmar, CA. Before joining L-3, he was a Director in PricewaterhouseCooper’s Financial Advisory Service organization where he was responsible for advising and assisting clients on a wide range of matters relating to GAAP accounting and the Federal procurement processes.

Steven received his Accounting degree from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. rohmbus-blue

Ian Skiggs - VP and General Manager, Teledyne TMS-UK

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Ian Skiggs has over 30 years of experience in the microwave and RF markets served by TMS, and is currently VP and General Manager of Teledyne TMS-UK, which is comprised of the following business units: Teledyne Labtech, Teledyne Defence & Space, Teledyne Paradise Modems, and Teledyne e2v RF Power. Ian also currently serves as Director, Teledyne UK Limited. He first joined Teledyne Defence (formerly Filtronic Defence Ltd.) as Head of Projects in 1997, contributing to the company's ongoing growth in a variety of leadership positions until being appointed as the General Manager in 2012.

Previous to TMS, Ian was Contracts and General Manager for Thermal Engineering International, Marine Division, and he began his career as a Chief Engineer for the Royal Navy. His educational background includes a B.Sc. (Honors) in Engineering, a HNC in Engineering, and an OND in Engineering. Ian is a Chartered Director with the Institute of Directors and is a member of the Association of Project Management Professionals (APMP).rohmbus-blue

Adele Maclachlan, GM Teledyne Labtech, VP Business Development Teledyne TMS-UK

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Adele-006aAdele Maclachlan has over 25 years experience in the microwave, test & measurement, communications and aerospace markets, initially, commencing her career with Racal as an antenna design engineer.

Adele joined Labtech in 2009 as the Sales & Marketing Director. In 2010 Teledyne Technologies acquired the Intelek group of companies and she accepted the role of Sales & Marketing and General Manager. In 2017 she was appointed VP of Business Development for the newly-formed business unit Teledyne TMS-UK.

Prior to joining Teledyne, Adele has held various engineering, sales, management and director positions at Racal, Marconi instruments, IFR Ltd , K&L Microwave Inc and Pascall Electronics Ltd. Adele holds a Bachelor of Science, Honours in Physics from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in the UK.rohmbus-blue

Richard Palilonis - General Manager and Vice President

TWT Products

RichPalilonisRich Palilonis is General Manager and Vice President of Teledyne Wireless, a new business unit established in 2017 that combined the operations of two TMS entities, Teledyne TWT Products and Teledyne RF & Microwave. Rich joined Teledyne in 2010 as Program Line Manager for Aegis and quickly went on to assume additional management responsibilities for Ka-band and Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier product lines. In 2014 he was appointed Director of New Business Development. Rich has a strong background in Microwave products and working knowledge of Traveling Wave Tubes.

Prior to Teledyne he was the Director of Operations for Heraeus Corporation, a $55M company involved in vapor deposition and sputtering for microwave components. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Spring Garden College in Philadelphia.rohmbus-blue

Sean Souffie - Vice President of Sales & Marketing

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For 20 years Sean Souffie has lead Sales teams in a variety of markets related to the manufacture of highly engineered electronic products. He joined Teledyne in 2012 and became Senior Director of Sales for Teledyne Microwave Solutions in 2014. In this role, Mr. Souffie is responsible for the sales organization throughout North America and parts of Asia. His passion revolves around customer satisfaction, team integration, market strategy, and business expansion.

Prior to joining Teledyne, Mr. Souffie held several positions at W. L. Gore & Associates. He began as a Field Sales Engineer focused on the High Performance Computing market, and with early success grew to lead the Sales team and marketing strategy for that business. He then went on to manage the Medical Electronic Products business before his final venture developing a new power electronic product line targeting the Aerospace & Defense industry.


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