About Mike Suman

WGVU Innovation Interview

Click below to see a recent WGVU TV interview with Mike regarding innovation tips and tools for individual inventors and corporate innovation teams.

What’s happening now:

Product and Market Development L.L.C.
2002 – Present

  • Designed and launched SafePocket™ compact wallet www.safepocket.net
  • Co-designed and launched iLean™ line of flexible shelving www.ileanstore.com
  • Developed and launched a line of golf products www.pmdgolf.com
  • Wrote and published book titled “Should Your Idea Become a Business?”
  • Designed a new e reader stand that holds all e readers & tablet computers www.edisplayholder.com
  • Board member and volunteer to several inventor networks.
  • Hosts weekly radio show called “Innovation Talk” on NPR
  • Speaks to many different groups on the subject of wrapping a business around your idea.
  • Advises corporations on the subject of accelerating their growth engines.
  • Just filed for his 50th patent.


What was happening:

Johnson Controls Automotive
Group Vice President
Marketing, Business Development, PR, e Commerce, and IT
(22 Billion Dollar Division of JCI)

Prince Corporation
Vice President
Marketing, Sales, and Business Development
(900 Million Dollar Private Company)

Oldsmobile Division of General Motors
Engineering and Development