UrtheCast names Larson president/COO
July 18, 2013, Vancouver - UrtheCast Corp. has announced that Wade Larson has been appointed president/COO of the company, effective immediately. Larson is a co-founder of UrtheCast and, along with UrtheCast CTO Dr. George Tyc, developed the original vision for the company back in 2009/10.
Larson has more than 18 years of space sector experience at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and at MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), Canada's largest space company. He has extensive, global experience in space-related business development, strategy development, government relations, international relations, and policy formulation. His education includes an MBA from McGill University and studies at the International Space University.
"Wade brings to his new position a wealth of experience in both government and industry in the development of innovative value added Earth Observation systems to meet client needs. His extensive experience in space-based international cooperative programs augurs well for UrtheCast as the company pursues national and international partners and clients," commented UrtheCast director and former CSA president, Mac Evans.