Michael Dee

Mr. Dee has served as a member of Velodyne Lidar’s Board since September 2020 and as Chairman of the Board from July 2021 to July 2022. From September 2018 until September 2020 Mr. Dee was the President, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Graf Industrial Corp. The merger with Velodyne by Graf Industrial raised over $400 million of capital for Velodyne’s continued growth. From November 2020 through November 2021, Mr. Dee served as the Chief Financial Officer of PureCycle Technologies, Inc., a provider of recycling services. During his tenure, Mr. Dee helped raise over $730 million and complete a merger via a special purpose acquisition company. Mr. Dee’s other positions include the Senior Advisor to the President for Finance of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing serving as a member of its Management and Investment Committee. Earlier Mr. Dee was Senior Managing Director — International of Temasek Holdings Private Limited, Singapore’s sovereign investment company and served as a senior member of its Management Committee and Investment Committee. Mr. Dee worked as a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he was employed from 1981 to 2007 in a variety of senior positions in its capital markets, investment banking and firm management divisions located in New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Houston. Mr. Dee lived overseas for over 20 years and and has completed transactions in over 50 countries. Mr. Dee holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.