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Manufacturing company executive

Tom Long, American Manufacturing company executive. Avocations: racquetball, volleyball. M C. Served to staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1954. Member Society Motion Picture and television Engineers.

Background

Long, Tom was born on April 19, 1932 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States. Son of Mary (Saunders) Nielsen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Dayton, 1965. Master of Business Administration, University Dayton, 1967. Graduate advanced management program, Harvard University, 1985.

Career

Field engineer, Tektronix Inc., Chicago, 1960-1961;field engineer, Dayton, Ohio., 1961-1967;marketing manager, Beaverton, Oregon, 1967-1971;engineering manager-general instruments, Beaverton, Oregon, 1971-1974;division general manager, Beaverton, Oregon, 1973-1974;vice president, general manager communications group, Beaverton, Oregon, 1981-1983;vice president, general manager design automation group, Beaverton, Oregon, 1984-1987;vice president, general manager technical group, Beaverton, Oregon, 1988-1991;retired, Tektronix Inc., Chicago, 1991;president, Grass Valley (California) Group, 1974-1981;executive vice president, Analogic, Peabody, Massachusetts, 1983-1984. Trustee Tektronix Foundation, Beaverton, 1985-1991. President Tektronix Development Company, Beaverton, 1984-1991.

Chairman, chief Executive officer TriQuint Semicondr. Inc., Beaverton, 1985-1991. Director of programs Planar Advance Inc., Beaverton, since 1994.

Board directors Novellus Systems, San Jose, California.

Achievements

  • Avocations: racquetball, volleyball. M C.

Membership

Served to staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1954. Member Society Motion Picture and television Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Racquetball, volleyball.

Connections

Married Delores Faye Holt, August 6, 1954. Children: Gary, Tom Junior, Debra, Rex.

father:
Mary (Saunders) Nielsen Long

spouse:
Delores Faye Holt

child:
Gary Long

child:
Tom Junior Long

child:
Debra Long

child:
Rex Long