Chad Plesa Naden


Kitchener, ON, Canada


Head of Engineering


Chad Plesa-Naden is an accomplished engineer with a strong educational foundation, holding a B.A.Sc in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Waterloo. Licensed as a Professional Engineer, Chad has not only acquired academic excellence but has also demonstrated a commitment to maintaining the highest standards in his profession. In the realm of technology, Chad's technical background is both broad and extensive. His expertise spans across various domains, including robotics system development, hardware design, and system integration. With a focus on innovation and technical advancement, Chad has been a driving force in underwater navigation and perception, camera systems, system networking, and user-centric product design. Chad's proficiency extends to leading an innovative and multi-disciplinary engineering team dedicated to developing new technology for underwater robotics.

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