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Company executive

Gaylord D. Jonassen, American computer company executive, new products and market development. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient Distinguished Achievement award, College Engineering and Applied Science, Arizona State University, 1982; fellow, American Society for Testing and Materials, 1958. Member of Long Island Association Commerce and Industry.


Jonassen, Gaylord D. was born on October 13, 1932 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Jonas M. and Alma M. (Stelter) Jonassen.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 1960.


Development engineer Motorola Semiconductor, Phoenix, 1956—1960. Plant and facilities research and development engineer Western Electric, New York City, 1960—1965. New products manager Deutsch Relays, Long Island, 1965—1967.

New product marketing, sales manager Kinemotive Corporation, Farmingdale, 1967—1969. Division manager Atlantic Science Corporation, Plainview, 1969—1970. Executive vice president, technical director Telecomm.

Industries, Inc., Copaigue, 1970—1973. Founder, president International Protein Industries, Inc., Hauppauge, 1973—1984, chairman board, 1973—1984. Management consultant Gaylord Jonassen Associates, 1984—1985.

Computer system engineering project engineer program management Norden Systems UTC, 1985—1991. Computer system engineering project engineering program management Gaylord D. Jonassen/Group, since 1991. Founder, president Scan-trol Systems, Inc., since 1997.

With United States Navy, 1950-1954.


  • Achievements include patents in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to various publications.


Member of Long Island Association Commerce and Industry.


Married Shirley Ann Christophel, June 15, 1956. Children: Glenn, Brenda.

Jonas M. Jonassen

Alma M. (Stelter) Jonassen

Shirley Ann Christophel

Glenn Jonassen

Brenda Jonassen