Mike Read is the President of Teledyne Marine, a group Teledyne Companies primarily specializing in underwater applications, with the global headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Marine Group was formed in 2015, with a focus of providing innovative solutions to the Energy, Defense and Oceanographic markets.
Prior to this Mr. Read was President of Teledyne Oil & Gas, a group of Teledyne companies specializing in solutions for the Oil & Gas market.
In 2001 Mr. Read joined Ocean Design Inc. (ODI) as President and CEO. ODI is global specialist in underwater Interconnect Solutions primarily for the sub-sea Energy market. In 2006 Teledyne acquired ODI.
For the previous twenty years, Mr. Read worked for the Raychem Corporation and ultimately served as the Director of Research and Development of the Telecommunications and Energy Division. His career started in the UK and transitioned through Belgium. Mr. Read currently lives in the United States.
Mr. Read has an honors degree in Chemistry from the University of Aston in Birmingham, UK. and has completed executive education programs at the Harvard Business School in Massachusetts and the Insead Business School in France.
Mr. Read serves on the CEO Alliance of Daytona Beach. In 2018, Mr. Read received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Marine Technology Society (MTS), in recognition of his leadership in innovation in Ocean Technologies for multiple global markets and applications.