William Zerella

Chief Financial Officer at Luminar Technologies, Inc.

William Zerella

William Zerella

Chief Financial Officer at Luminar Technologies, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Luminar Technologies, Inc.
Fitbit, Inc.
Vocera Communications, Inc.

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565

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1957

Age

61

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Venture Partner at Shepherd Ventures

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Vice President-Information Technology at Fitbit, Inc.

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Vice President & Controller at Fitbit, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Bottom Line Branding

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Co-Founder at Emergence Capital Partners

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Co-Founder, Managing Director at Palisades Ventures Management LLC

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Managing Partner at Revolution LLC

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Executive Chairman at Upskill, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at ChaSerg Technology Acquisition Corp.

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Advisor, Avni at Avni Networks

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William Zerella
Chief Financial Officer at Luminar Technologies, Inc.
Education
BS

New York Institute of Technology is a private, independent, nonprofit, non-sectarian, coeducational research university founded in 1955

MBA

Since its inception in 1900, New York University Stern School of Business has been in and of New York City. Founded as the School of Commerce, Finance, and Accounting, the School initially offered training to students for careers in commerce in the burgeoning financial markets of New York City. Today, located in the heart of Greenwich Village with a campus in Westchester, Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. With its global partnerships and engagement in NYU’s global network university, today NYU Stern is not only in and of the city, but also in and of the world.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer
2018 - Current

Luminar Technologies, Inc. produces sensor technologies for autonomous vehicle industry. The firm is fueled by group of optimists and problem solvers. The company was founded by Austin Russell and Jason Eichenholz in 2012 and is headquartered in Orlando, FL.

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer
2014 - 2018

Fitbit, Inc. engages in the development of wearable device which tracks data of an individual's health. It offers wrist-based and clippable devices, which can track daily steps, calories burned, distance traveled, and active minutes, and display real-time feedback to encourage users to become more active in their daily lives. The company was founded by Eric N. Friedman and James Park in March, 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Chief Financial Officer
2011 - 2014

Vocera is a leading provider of mobile communication solutions focused on addressing the most critical communication challenges facing hospitals today. We help our customers improve patient safety and satisfaction, and increase hospital efficiency and productivity with our Voice Communication solution and new Secure Messaging and Care Transition solutions. The Joint Commission data base on sentinel events identifies communication issues as one of the root causes in 82% of the reported occurrences in 2010. Additionally, a study published in the Journal of Healthcare Management conducted by Agarwal et. al.,"Quantifying the Economic Impact of Communication Inefficiencies in U.S. Hospitals" found that inefficient communication costs U.S. hospitals more than $12 billion annually or better than $4 million for a 500-bed hospital. More than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities leverage Vocera solutions to achieve improved clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. The Vocera Voice Communication solution and the Vocera Care Transition solution are exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2018 - Current

ChaSerg Technology Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company, which engages in the capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, and similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company was founded on May 21, 2018 and is headquartered in La Jolla, CA.

Director
2016 - Current

xAD, Inc. provides marketing and advertising services. It offers a global location marketplace that brings together buyers and sellers with ad targeting solutions focused on driving in-store traffic and sales. The firm focuses on capturing in-store visitation behaviors for ad targeting, insights, and measurement solutions. The company was founded by Dipanshu Sharma, Craig M. Hagopian, Chandra Kholia, and Sunil Kumar in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$250
2010

Senator from Florida

$250
2010

Former Representative from Minnesota's 6th Congressional District

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Fitbit, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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