Chief Executive Officer
Velodyne Acoustics is a diversified technology company known worldwide for its high-performance audio equipment and real-time LiDAR sensors.
Mr. David Hall is Founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hall Founded Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. in 1983 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hall served as Chief Engineer of Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. He is the driving force behind Velodyne's vision, product direction and commitment to technological advances. He has been instrumental in establishing Velodyne as a recognized leader in subwoofer design and performance. Since ... that time, he has consistently been on the leading edge of technology. In the late 1970s, he built the first hand-held computerized tachometer called the Comp-u-Tach. He developed and patented the world's first high gain servo-controlled subwoofer, lowering distortion to below 1%, in 1984. He also pioneered a subwoofer that would play loud in a small box, starting with the ULD-15 and continuing with the FSR, HGS and SPL series. Widely respected as a creative visionary, Mr. Hall is best known for his expertise in precision machining, loudspeaker design, acoustical engineering, electronics, microprocessors, real-time systems, vision-recovery technology and robotics. He has competed in several global robotic combat events such as BattleBots and Robot Wars, which is seen in over 45 countries. Mr. Hall earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from Case Western Reserve University.