Nascent Technologies Corporation
Tony O’Lenick is President of Nascent Technologies Corporation a product development and consulting company he founded in 1999. Nascent develops raw materials and formulations that have an improved environmental footprint. The concept is that all products can be improved environmentally by modification of current products and processes. Prior to Nascent, Tony was President and Co-founder of Siltech LLC, a specialty silicone company for 31 years. He also held technical and marketing positions at Alkaril, Henkel Corporation and Mona Industries.
Tony has written six books technical books, 100 technical articles, and has 350 patents. He teaches courses in silicone and organic chemistry. He has received industry awards including the Samuel Rosen Award (American Oil Chemists’ Society), the Innovative Use of Fatty Acids Award (Soap and Detergents Association), and the Partnership to The Personal Care Award (Advanced Technology Group). Tony was Education Committee Chair of the International Federation of the Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) from 2015 -2019. He received the Maison G. de Navarre Medal Award in 2018 and the Merit Award in 2019 from the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. He also has served as a Board Member of the American Oil Chemists Society from 2017- 2020.