Daniel Petcovic

Chief Operating Officer

Dan Petcovic joined as CalWave’s COO in early 2018 to support the company’s evolution from research to product development and commercialization. With over twenty years of experience in product development, Dan was the Program Manager for a successful 1:2 scale wave energy converter in water deployment in Scotland, making him familiar with the unique challenges in offshore wave energy demonstration deployments. Prior, Dan worked primarily in the defense industry, including at Lockheed Martin with positions largely related to field testing and customer acceptance of advanced prototype technologies, and in the US Navy Nuclear Engineering Program. Additionally, Dan has held roles in environmental remediation consulting and as a helicopter mechanic/crew chief with the US Army National Guard. Dan holds a M.Sc in Renewable Energy from Loughborough University, England, a Graduate Certificate in Marine Hydrokinetics from Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Portugal, a M.Sc in Information Technology from Florida Institute of Technology, and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from UCLA. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), Journeyman Electrician, and holds formal certifications in Construction Management and Lean Six Sigma.