Ouster Welcomes Oliver Hutaff and Lisa Haugh As CFO and VP of People

Lidar leader adds two senior executives from Roku, Udemy to lead Finance and People functions

Ouster, a leading provider of high-resolution lidar sensors used for autonomous vehicles, robotics, and mapping announced that it has appointed Oliver Hutaff as its first Chief Financial Officer and Lisa Haugh as its first VP of People. At Ouster, Hutaff will oversee corporate finance and accounting teams, and Haugh will lead its human resources and recruiting efforts.

Oliver Hutaff has over 20 years of financial, operational, and strategic experience in global technology companies. Much of his career has been spent in companies that are deploying new technology to the market and driving new and evolving business models. He was previously COO/CFO at Electric Imp from 2013 to 2019 and CFO at Roku Inc. from 2010 to 2012, where he oversaw over $100 million in venture and debt funding.

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Lisa Haugh joins Ouster with over 20 years of experience leading both the people and legal functions for a range of private startups and public companies. Most recently, she was the Vice President of People and Culture at Juvo. Prior to joining Juvo, she held the dual role of Vice President of People and General Counsel at Udemy and leadership roles at Achievers, Intraware, and OpenTV.

Both leaders have been recognized for their impact in their previous roles. In 2012, Oliver Hutaff was named CFO of the Year in Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Lisa Haugh was recognized in 2017 as one of the Most Influential Women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.

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“Ouster is thrilled to welcome Oliver Hutaff and Lisa Haugh to our executive team. They will provide the experience and leadership we have been looking for in these two critical roles,” said Ouster CEO Angus Pacala. “Ouster has a tremendous opportunity in a rapidly growing market, and I know that Oliver and Lisa will help us as we continue to engage with investors, win new customers, scale our manufacturing, and build our team.”

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