Tesla and Intel Industry Executives Join Luminar
Luminar Technologies, Inc. (“Luminar” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, today announced that two industry leaders have joined as executives: Alan Prescott as Chief Legal Officer, and Trey Campbell as Vice President of Investor Relations.
Alan Prescott is an automotive and autonomous industry legal expert, engineer, and 20-year veteran from top OEM and technology companies. He will be responsible for directing all legal operations as Luminar’s Chief Legal Officer. Alan joins Luminar from Tesla, where he spent four years acting most recently as General Counsel. Prior to Tesla, he led Uber’s Advanced Technology Group’s legal team as senior counsel overseeing commercial, regulatory, litigation, privacy, and cybersecurity. Alan’s career began at Ford Motor Company as a safety engineer before receiving his law degree from Georgetown University, after which he spent over 10 years leading various legal operations within the automaker, concentrating on product development and manufacturing, as well as several years as Special Counsel to the General Counsel.
“Alan is an outstanding addition to our executive team with an impressive track-record and deep experience leading and directing legal functions at a range of companies in our industry,” said Austin Russell, Founder and CEO of Luminar. “He understands the challenges and nuances of operating in both the autonomous driving space and in the automotive industry more broadly, and we look forward to his insights and expertise as we continue to scale our business and accelerate the expansion of our product and commercial roadmaps.”
Trey Campbell will lead Luminar’s Investor Relations functions, acting as the primary liaison with Luminar shareholders and the financial community. Prior to joining Luminar, Trey was a 20-year veteran and financial executive of Intel Corporation. He began his career at Intel as a financial analyst in the Technology and Manufacturing group, later transitioning into Intel’s Business Groups, Corporate Strategy, Information Technology, Sales and Marketing, and has since served as Vice President of Investor Relations. During his tenure at Intel, Trey gained comprehensive expertise and fluency in managing corporate finance for existing and emerging technologies. Trey received his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and his MBA from the University of Illinois.