Dolinko brings over 25 years of legal experience advising public technology companies
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$OUST–Ouster, Inc. (NYSE: OUST) (“Ouster” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the automotive, industrial, smart infrastructure, and robotics industries, today announced the appointment of Adam Dolinko as General Counsel. Dolinko brings over 25 years of capital markets, corporate, and mergers & acquisitions experience advising and leading legal operations for global technology companies.
“Adam’s experience overseeing and closing deals in the automotive, consumer electronics, industrial, and infrastructure sectors will prove invaluable to Ouster as we scale our business across our four target verticals,” said Ouster CEO Angus Pacala. “Adam will be instrumental as we advance negotiations with global automakers and sign additional high-volume production deals with customers around the world.”
Prior to joining Ouster, Dolinko served as a senior executive and general counsel for global companies, including NASDAQ and FTSE 250 company CSR plc, which was acquired by Qualcomm. Prior to becoming a public company General Counsel, he was a Corporate Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Dolinko has handled and negotiated over 75 major strategic transactions throughout his career, including initial and secondary public offerings, spinoffs, and joint ventures with some of the world’s leading Fortune 500 companies, as well as commercial flow for billions in revenues for public companies. Dolinko received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California.
“I am thrilled to join Ouster and profoundly impressed by both the technology and the team’s commitment to transparency, execution, and customers. Among its peer group, Ouster is one of a few companies that has focused on building a steady long-term business and is poised for continued growth,” said Ouster General Counsel Adam Dolinko. “I look forward to helping Ouster accelerate the adoption of our digital lidar to build a safer, smarter, and more connected world.”
For more information on Ouster’s executive team, visit: https://investors.ouster.com/governance.
Ouster (NYSE: OUST) is building a safer and more sustainable future through its high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the automotive, industrial, smart infrastructure, and robotics industries. Ouster’s sensors offer an excellent combination of price and performance with the flexibility to span hundreds of use-cases and enable revolutionary autonomy across industries. With a global team and high-volume manufacturing, Ouster supports approximately 600 customers in over 50 countries. Ouster is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.ouster.com, or connect with us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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