Dan Schwinn


Dan Schwinn is President and CEO of Avidyne Corporation, headquartered in Melbourne, FL. Dan founded Avidyne in 1994 to bring advanced displays, flight controls, communication, navigation and surveillance systems to general aviation and business aircraft.  Prior to founding Avidyne Corporation, Dan co-founded Shiva Corporation, a global communications equipment manufacturer that grew to sales of $150M and 500 employees and provided outstanding returns to its investors, reaching a $2.6 billion market capitalization.  Dan currently flies a Lake Renegade seaplane, a Cessna 206, and a Hawker 800, and he is also type-rated in the Falcon 100. He is a graduate of MIT and also a member of the Visiting Committee on Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, a board member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), and a director of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).  Avidyne also has engineering facilities in Concord,MA and Columbus, OH.