Daniel Plaisance

Position: Tulsa Innovation Labs (TIL)

Daniel leads the Advanced Air Mobility portfolio at Tulsa Innovation Labs (TIL), a philanthropic economic development organization based in Tulsa, OK. In this role, Daniel oversees program development and strategic investments in research & development, testing infrastructure, and workforce development initiatives that build upon the Tulsa region’s competitive advantage in aerospace and AAM.

Recently, Daniel spearheaded the development of three projects for TIL as part of the Tulsa Region’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge application, which was selected by the US Economic Development Administration as one of 21 winning applications from 529 initial applicants, resulting in ~$70M in funding to develop a world-class advanced mobility ecosystem in Tulsa.
Prior to joining Tulsa Innovation Labs, Daniel has worked on innovative economic and workforce development initiatives for the New York City Economic Development Corporation and the City of Providence, Rhode Island. Daniel holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Urban Studies from Brown University.