Perry Edmundson received his Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1996 and his Master's degree in Astronautical Engineering from the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering in Los Angeles, California in 2011. In 2005, he attended the International Space University Space Studies Program held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He returned to ISU in 2006, 2007 and 2009 to present workshops for the Space Studies Program. Perry has worked for COM DEV – a leading Canadian space company specializing in satellite communications payloads, scientific instruments, subsystems and micro-satellites, located in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada – since 1996. He has held roles in Mechanical Engineering, design tools and process management, micro-satellite production and launch procurement. In his current role as Product Marketing Manager, Perry interfaces with COM DEV’s international customers to provide solutions utilizing the company’s core RF microwave communications products. Perry is an avid space enthusiast and supporter of human space exploration.