For the Starfleet officer of latter centuries, please see
Denise Okuda (Starfleet).
D. Okuda was a 22nd century member of Starfleet, one of the personnel listed on the dedication plaque of . Okuda was listed in the group of names of representatives responsible for the Enterprise NX-01 starship's flight software. ( set artwork)
Star Trek: Enterprise
Okuda was named for production staff associate Denise Okuda. This name was seen on the Enterprise dedication plaque. There are other, later, members of the Federation's Starfleet that is also named for Okuda, indicating a possibility that "D. Okuda"'s first name is Denise, and that they might be related.
It has also been speculated that all of the
persons listed on the plaque were somehow extraordinarily long-lived, and are the same as those who were credited on the later