Quanergy Systems appoints Dr. Kevin J. Kennedy to its Board

Quanergy, a leader in 3D sensing solutions and LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors, announced the addition of Kevin J. Kennedy to its board of directors.

“As the LiDAR technology reaches new thresholds, Quanergy is committed to continually adding established industry professionals to our team to guide the company through these critical stages,” said Dr. Louay Eidada, CEO and co-founder of Quanergy. “Kevin’s expertise on our board will not only give Quanergy an advantage when it comes to strategy execution but also sharpen our overall business development methodologies.”

Kennedy is currently senior managing director at Blue Ridge Partners. Prior to joining Blue Ridge, he was president and CEO of Avaya Inc., CEO of JDS Uniphase Corporation, senior vice president of Cisco Systems, chief operating officer of Openwave Systems, and previously worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories. President Obama appointed him to the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee in 2010.

“This is a pivotal time to join a company within the LiDAR industry, as the space is experiencing continued expansion,” said Kevin Kennedy. “Quanergy is a forward-thinking innovative company that has seen the immense possibilities of LiDAR from the beginning, and is set to push the numerous industries that can utilize the technology to realize its full potential.”