Wade Larson (’91)

Executive Director-at-Large


Wade Larson (’91) is an entrepreneur and business executive who has spent his entire career in Canada’s space (satellite) sector.  He worked for seven years with the Canadian Space Agency, ten years at MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), and nine years at UrtheCast Corp, of which he was a co-founder and served as the company’s President and COO and later as its CEO (he is now Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy).  Wade is also a Director of the Vancouver chapter of the Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed technology accelerator.

Wade sat on Trinity’s Board of Governors for six years and co-founded the “New Era” TWU Alumni Association in 2011, serving as its first President.

Besides being an alumnus of TWU (1991, B.A. History), Wade has an M.A. from UBC and an MBA from McGill.