Knightscope Appoints new CFO 

 July 20, 2018

By  Mike Oitzman

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Security Robot Vendor adds Marina Hardof to the executive team


Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies focused on significantly enhancing U.S. security operations, announced today Marina Hardof as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She joins a team 50+ strong with deep experience in technology, automotive, law enforcement, security, startups, and the military. The leadership of Knightscope is now comprised of:

  • William Santana Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • Stacy Dean Stephens, Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer
  • Mercedes Soria, Executive Vice President and Chief Intelligence Officer
  • Aaron Lehnhardt, Executive Vice President and Chief Design Officer
  • Marina Hardof, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Marina has over 15 years of financial leadership and corporate management experience working across various industry sectors and in both public and private enterprise. Most recently, from 2013 to 2018, she was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance – Controller for Cloudmark Inc., a messaging security company which was acquired by Proofpoint, Inc. Previous to that, she held various finance roles at Unwired Planet, Inc. (f.k.a. Openwave Systems, Inc.), which was acquired by a private equity firm. Marina also spent over nine years serving clients in the technology industry with Ernst and Young and Deloitte.

Knightscope extends stock offering

Knightscope has followed a unique funding model via a preferred stock offering and has opened up a new Series S offering. You can learn more about their funding offerings a their website: www.knightscope.com

Editors Note: The Mobile Robot Guide is not endorsing nor recommending the investment in Knightscope, we are simply reporting the news of the availability of the new offering.

Knightscope and www.knightscope.com are operated by Knightscope, Inc. Investment opportunities are "private placements", are subject to long hold periods, are illiquid investments and investors must be able to afford the loss of their entire principal. Offers to buy or sell any security can only be made through official offering and subscription documents that contain important information about risks, fees and expenses. You should conduct your own due diligence including consultation with a financial advisor, attorney, accountant, or other professional that can help you to understand the risks associated with the investment opportunity. Security transactions are administered by WealthForge Securities, LLC, a registered broker/dealer and member FINRA/SIPC. Knightscope and WealthForge Securities, LLC are not affiliated.

About the author 

Mike Oitzman

Mike Oitzman brings 25 years of product management and product marketing experience to the role of publisher and editor for Mobile Robot Guide. Mike is a respected expert in the mobile robot market and is a frequent panel leader and speaker at events and tradeshows.

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