Velodyne Lidar’s Chief Marketing Officer Sally Frykman was recognized with the 2022 Woman of the Year award from Sensors Converge and Fierce Electronics.
Fierce Electronics posted an interview article with Sally in which she discusses “her thoughts on being named Best of Sensors Woman of the Year and her career journey as a woman in technology.”
Among the comments Sally shares in the interview are:
“I am thrilled to be honored as the Best of Sensors Woman of the Year! This award means a lot to me because it isn’t always easy to be a woman in tech, particularly in the sensors and automotive industries.
“I want to thank all the women who have gone before me and those who have supported me along the way. My goal is to show the younger generation of women that you can be a leader no matter your gender and that your unique voice is always a benefit!”
Sally also discusses the challenges she has faced as a woman in the technology industry:
“There are a lot of barriers in the way of women in technology; some of them are more explicit while others can seem invisible. I had to be extremely creative, bold, and focused to get where I am today. I’ve learned to embrace my authenticity even when it didn’t necessarily feel welcomed.”
Check out the Velodyne news release on Sally winning the Woman of the Year Award at Sensors Converge.
Also watch this video where Sally shares her thoughts on winning the award.
Velodyne Lidar (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors. Velodyne, a global leader in lidar, is known for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including robotics, industrial, intelligent infrastructure, autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all.