Velodyne Lidar’s Drew Hamer Named Finalist in Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards
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Hamer was recognized for his central role in Velodyne’s raising
As a strategic leader, Hamer built Velodyne’s financial processes, systems, policies and corporate governance to support the company’s continued growth. Velodyne, the global leader in lidar, is known for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies that meets the needs of a wide range of industries. Velodyne sensor and software solutions transform lives by advancing safe mobility and smart communities.
The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards are presented by
“Drew is a valued colleague whose expertise and dedication have contributed mightily to Velodyne’s growth,” said
“It is an honor to be named a finalist for the Bay Area CFO of the Year Award in the
As Velodyne’s CFO, Hamer works with the leadership team on financial strategy and leads the finance organization with forecasting, budgeting and accounting. He is a seasoned finance executive with over 25 years of financial leadership experience at public and pre-public technology companies. Before joining Velodyne, Hamer worked at companies including ON24, Keynote Systems, KnowNow,
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