As Director of Engineering and Operations for OceanGate Inc., Dan is responsible for all operational and future engineering for OceanGate’s innovative fleet of manned submersibles. He oversees all marine operations and plays a critical role in the continued development of offshore processes and procedures as part of OceanGate’s continued commitment to safe and methodical operational excellence.
Prior to OceanGate Scoville has spent the last 10 years of his career at Oceaneering International located in Houston, TX. In his most recent position as Global Manager of Subsea Inspection and Global Service Line Manager Drill Support, he was responsible for providing subsea inspection services to clients and all profit and loss for the global business including responsibility for offices in Scotland, Norway and Texas. Prior to his inspection role, he held management level positions at Oceaneering’s Deepwater Technical Solutions Group, and Hydroacoutics Inc.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and has personally discovered and documented more than 20 deep water shipwrecks including the HMS Ontario, a British warship built in 1780. The HMS Ontario is the oldest confirmed shipwreck and the only fully intact British warship to have ever been found in the Great Lakes.