As Executive Vice President, Rex Geveden leads the Digital Imaging and Engineered Systems segments of Teledyne Technologies, comprising some $700M in annual revenues and 2,700 employees. He has responsibility for the near-term growth, profitability, and long-range strategic positioning of these businesses.
The Digital Imaging segment specializes in high-performance commercial digital cameras and software, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), and high-performance infrared detectors for space and tactical military applications. Geveden also serves as President of Teledyne DALSA, which develops and manufactures high performance digital imaging and semiconductor solutions. The Engineered Systems segment performs systems integration and advanced manufacturing of power systems, marine vehicles, space imaging systems, turbine engines, aero-structures, and hardware-in-the-loop test systems for the marine, energy, space, missile defense, and aviation markets.
Previously, Geveden was NASA’s Associate Administrator, where he functioned as the Agency’s chief operating officer and was responsible for all technical operations of the Agency and a budget of $16B. He worked with the Administrator to develop strategy and policy and had direct oversight of NASA’s ten field centers and all mission and flight programs, including the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station, planetary exploration, space science, and aeronautics. Before that, Geveden held the position of NASA Chief Engineer.
Geveden also served as Deputy Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, where he was jointly responsible for managing one of NASA’s largest field installations with more than 6,500 government and contractor employees and an annual budget of $2.3B covering programs as diverse as the Space Shuttle propulsion system and Earth science payloads. As program manager for Gravity Probe B (GP-B), Geveden led a government, industry, and university team in developing a sophisticated scientific spacecraft to test two features of Einstein’s general relativity theory. GP-B launched successfully in April 2004.
Geveden holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physics from Murray State University and is a graduate in Program Management from the Defense Systems Management College. He also holds a certificate of financial management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
He has received numerous awards, including the Holger Toftoy award for outstanding technical leadership, Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, and Silver Snoopy Award. He was also honored by his home state as an Outstanding Alumnus of Kentucky and granted the honorary title of Kentucky Colonel.
Since joining DALSA in 2003, Silvio has held increasingly senior roles in finance, and in November 2012 he became Executive Vice President, responsible for the financial operations, planning and analysis, financial reporting, tax and treasury, and internal control functions at Teledyne DALSA. Silvio's previous roles included VP, Finance from 2008; Director, Tax and Treasury from 2006 and Director, Special Projects from 2003. Prior to Teledyne DALSA, Silvio held senior financial roles with a subsidiary of BCE Emergis.
Keith became President of DALSA Asia-Pacific in 2006, and is responsible for expanding the company’s presence and participation in the fast growing markets for imaging products in the region. In 2014 he added the role of Executive Vice President of Digital Imaging with a mandate to lead all standard product marketing and sales and to develop the go-to-market strategy for all standard products. Keith joined DALSA in 2005 as President of DALSA-Coreco. Prior to joining DALSA, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Coreco, a company he joined in 1987. Keith took on increasingly senior roles in the R&D function before becoming President of the company in 1991. In that role, he turned the company around and ran it profitably since 1993, taking the company public in 1996.
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Gareth obtained his Ph.D. in Engineering Physics from Oxford University in 1989 and went on to spend a year at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Centre in New York. On returning to the UK he joined GEC Marconi Ltd. and was seconded to the Cavendish Laboratories at Cambridge University. In 1994 he became Group Leader at the Marconi R&D Laboratories in London before moving to Canada in 1995 to join DALSA. At DALSA he became the leader of the Applications Specific Contracts (ASC) group, being promoted to VP and General Manager in 2004 and in 2008 as VP and GM for both Standard (market driven) and Custom (customer funded) imaging products for the Waterloo facility. In January 2012 he became Executive VP and GM with overall responsibility for the digital imaging business.
Claude joined DALSA with the acquisition of the Bromont foundry in 2002. He has been Executive Vice President and General Manager since April 2010. Prior to that he was Vice President and General Manager since October 2007, and Vice President & Assistant General Manager since April 2004. Previously he was Director of Operations for DALSA and Director of Operations for Zarlink Semiconductor. Claude is Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of NanoQuebec, and in May 2010 was appointed to the Board of Governors of the Council of Canadian Academies.
Guido is Executive Vice-President & General Manager of the Professional Imaging Division from January 2014. Guido joined DALSA from Wistron, and before that Philips, where he served as COO of the Polymer Vision business unit ( flexible O-TFT displays). Prior to this he was the Marketing and Sales Director of Philips Imaging Business Line., Additionally, Guido has a long and distinguished history in semiconductor operations. During his time at Philips Semiconductors he fulfilled different roles within BU-Foundries.
"Teledyne DALSA delivers both technology leadership and diligent attention to customer needs. We are proud to have earned our global reputation as the supplier of choice in advanced semiconductor fabrication and high-performance imaging solutions. Our commitments to innovation and to achieving success with our partners provide the foundation for our long term success."
Rex D. Geveden
Executive Vice President, Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, and President, Teledyne DALSA