Daniel Schulten is MDA's LaunchPad director based in Ottawa, ON. LaunchPad is MDA's new initiative to accelerate and grow partnerships with innovative SMBs and Academia in Canada. Companies and academia that interested in collaborating with MDA are encouraged to contact the LaunchPad team.
Prior to LaunchPad Daniel has been responsible for business development of several space programs both at MDA and Space Systems Loral (SSL) in the US. Before joining MDA in 2001, Daniel worked on the European Robotic Arm (ERA) Program for Fokker Space in the Netherlands. In 1998, Daniel attended the International Space University Summer Session in Cleveland, Ohio. He has a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering of the University of Twente in the Netherlands.