Dawn Emily Ottman
In 2004, Dawn moved to South Dakota. After vocational rehab and a teaching assignment at the School of Mines in Rapid City, SD, it was concluded that she was unable to work a typical 9-5 job. So, she started to her own business to
work on her invention ideas.
background in test engineering and military communication
systems, satellite electrical power subsystems, and project management has aided her throughout the process of R&D.
Dawn's experience in research and development comes from her work with Military satellite projects with the Canadian Armed Forces. She worked at the Department of National Defence's Satellite Engineering Group at National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa on NATO and NORAD projects including RadarSat.
In 1995, Captain Dawn Ottman retired from the military and moved to Arizona where
she worked for Motorola as a Test Engineer on the
Iridium Satellite System.
She was soon promoted to Test Team Lead and then Senior
While in Massachusetts, Dawn moved to a new employer
and took on new work challenges at EMC Corporation where she developed an automation test capability. A year later, she was promoted
to Principal Engineer.
In her spare time, Dawn is a poet and a writer. Her first book, "Rebecca, White Medicine Woman," spread the story about her great-grandmother who was a homesteader near Lemmon, South Dakota. This historically based fiction is made even more interesting by being written ENTIRELY in cowboy poetry. Dawn has completed the work on her next book which is called "UnWelcome" and it will be published in the spring of 2017. In this book, Dawn will tell stories from her 20 year military career and the struggles she faced resulting in PTSD.
CanDew Scientific LLC PO Box 509 Lemmon, SD 57638 605-374-4247