About the Instructor
Tony O’Lenick is President of Nascent Technology Corporation, a consulting and product development company located in Lawrenceville, Ga. Tony spent 40 years in technical and executive positions at various silicone, surfactant and specialty chemicals companies including; Siltech LLC, Alkaril Chemicals Inc, Henkel Corporation and Mona Industries. Tony has over 300 patents, written 6 books in various aspects of surfactant, silicone and organic chemistry, published over 70 technical articles in trade journals, contributed chapters to six compilation books. He teaches a course in silicone chemistry, surfactant chemistry and patent law. He has received a number of awards for work including the 1996 Samuel Rosen Award given by the American Oil Chemists’ Society, the 1997 Innovative Use of Fatty Acids Award given by the Soap and Detergents Association, and the Partnership to The Personal Care Award given by the Advanced Technology Group. Tony is a fellow in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and a board member of the American Oil Chemist Society. Tony was National President of SCC in 2015, Chair of Education of IFSCC and has won the 2018 Maison G de Navarre award and the 2019 SCC Merit award.