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Media Marks Matt Rekow Promotion to Velodyne CTO
Feb 12, 2020 | By Velodyne Lidar
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Matt Rekow, CTO Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne Lidar is recognized throughout the industry as having a strong senior executive team. That team was further enhanced with Matt Rekow being named Chief Technology Officer, following Anand Gopalan who was recently named the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Writing about the news in Silicon Valley Business Journal, Cromwell Schubarth noted Rekow “is credited with having a significant impact on development of several of the company’s new lidar products, as it broadens its focus on use of the laser sensor systems beyond autonomous vehicles.”

In its story on the announcement, Power Transmission Engineering quoted Velodyne CEO Anand Gopalan saying:

“Mathew is passionate about addressing customer needs and driving innovation in advanced, cost-effective lidar technology. He has been a powerful asset to Velodyne in developing game-changing lidar solutions that help our customers bring to market new products with greater autonomy and safety. Mathew is an outstanding engineering team leader who will guide us in continuing to develop outstanding products and managing a great technical team recognized for invention and growth opportunities.”

Lidar News quoted Rekow in its article:

“As CTO, I will ensure Velodyne’s technology and product roadmap remains closely aligned with the needs and vision of our customers as we usher in the autonomous future. Of equal priority is growing our technical talent and mentoring the engineering architects and leaders that will take autonomous technology to the next level. Velodyne has built a diverse and capable engineering team and I will do everything I can to ensure our continued growth and industry leadership.”

Other media outlet that covered the Rekow news included: Aftermarket News, Autonomous Vehicle International, Lidar Magazine and Novus Light.

To see the Silicon Valley Business Journal article, please access: Velodyne Lidar names CTO to take job vacated by its new CEO.

To read the Power Transmission Engineering post, please go to: Velodyne Lidar Names Mathew Rekow as New CTO.

To view the Lidar News story, please see: Velodyne Lidar Appoints Mathew Rekow as New CTO.

About Velodyne Lidar

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.

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