Dennis Michael Omanoff considers himself a life-long learner. In 1977 graduated from Fordham University in Bronx, New York, United States with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Economics. From there, in 1978, Dennis attended Hofstra University for a Master of Business Administration in Operations Research. After graduation, he headed to the Stanford School of Business and The Wharton School for several post-graduate programs.
Dennis worked as a manufacturing engineering supervisor in Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas, United States from 1978 to 1982. In a year he was a general foreman at the Martin Marietta Aerospace Company in Orlando, Florida, United States. From 1983 to 1985 Dennis was a production manager at Storage Technology in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Since 1985 he worked as a factory planning and automation manager inTexas Instruments in Dallas, Texas, United States. From 1985 to 1990 he was a front-end production manager at Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas, United States. Since 1990 he worked as a director of quality control in Synoptics Communications in Santa Clara, California, United States.
Dennis Michael Omanoff has unhesitatingly accepted service appointments for the public on several different occasions. The Governor of California appointed him to serve on the Board of Directors for CALQED. He was also appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to serve as Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Examiner and was a U.S. delegate for the creation of several standards relating to ISO 9000.
Although employed full time, Dennis taught some of the most viewed distance learning courses with student enrollment at times exceeding 150 per class and networked simultaneously throughout the Bay Area, from January 1994 to December 1996. Dennis worked as an Adjunct Professor at San Jose State University. During his time in this position, he taught courses on a variety of subjects including ISO 9000, Auditing, and TQM.
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Joe Sexton "Dennis is a great c- level global exec that had responsibility for a large array of operations at McAfee from building our 85 sites, processing customer returns, enabling our first on-site support offerings, driving quality, reliability and competitiveness in our retail and enterprise offerings and improving value throughout our supply chain and manufacturing operations. What I personally appreciated the most was a true partner that helped drive to success some of our biggest and most complex deals with our largest customers. He was a tremendous asset to our business"
Gerhard Watzinger "Dennis is a very experienced and seasoned executive with tons of industry background. I always appreciated his ability to focus on what is important and then follow through with execution. I can recommend Dennis to anyone that considers engaging him in their company.".
Dennis married to Elaine Ann Marino on September 8, 1984. Children: Lauren, Eric, Jacqueline.