MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, announced today that Mallorie Burak has joined the Company as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Ms. Burak is an experienced financial executive with over 25 years of expertise across a broad spectrum of industries ranging from early stage start-ups to multi-national public corporations. Over the span of her career, she has negotiated and managed over $500 million of successful financing and M&A deals and has spent the last 13 years focused on turnarounds and special situations for both public and venture backed companies.
Prior to joining Knightscope, Ms. Burak served as CFO at ThinFilm Electronics ASA from 2019 to 2020, an innovative solid-state lithium battery start-up, and Alta Devices, Inc., a GaAs thin-film solar technology start-up, where she secured over $13 million and $56 million in funding, respectively. Prior to Alta Devices, she served as CFO at FriendFinder Networks, Rainmaker Systems, FoodLink, and Southwall Technologies.
Ms. Burak has a proven track record of creating a high-performance culture with a strong focus on operational excellence and maximizing shareholder value, as evidenced by the successful acquisition of Southwall Technologies after having repositioned, restructured, and grown the company. She has significant experience working with a variety of financing sources, both public and private, and has led and managed numerous M&A related activities. She holds a BSBA and MBA from San Jose State University.
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Knightscope is now backed by over 16,000 investors and 4 major corporations. To date, the Company has raised over $70 million since its inception in 2013 to build its crime-fighting technology from scratch. Accredited and unaccredited investors, as well as domestic and international investors, may invest from $500 to $10M completely online. Click here to buy stock at $10 per share. The Offering Circular filed with respect to the Knightscope Reg A+ Offering, which contains important information and disclosures including financial statements and risk factors, is available here. You should read the Offering Circular and risks related to this offering before investing. This Reg A+ offering is made available through StartEngine Primary, LLC. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.
Knightscope is an advanced security technology company based in Silicon Valley that builds fully autonomous security robots that deter, detect and report. Our long-term ambition is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world. Learn more about us at www.knightscope.com. Follow Knightscope on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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