Professional background: Dan Clark has spent the bulk of his career at Rockwell Collins, initially as a hardware design engineer working on an enhanced passenger entertainment system controller, and then moved into product engineering with responsibility for budgeting, scheduling, and quality. Two years later, Clark became a group manager and followed three years later with his first department manager position, responsible for a group of about 80 to 100 employees. Today, Clark oversees 440 employees, about 330 of whom are engineers and the rest support staff. He is responsible for the requirements, design, development, and manufacturability of complex avionic systems and subsystems.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Personal passions: Being a great spouse and a great dad, cycling, competing in triathlons, landscaping.