Morgan Hill, Calif. — Michael Jellen has been named president and COO of audio manufacturer Velodyne Acoustics.
Jellen replaces former president Marta Hall, who has transitioned into Velodyne’s chief marketing and business development officer. COO is a new title for the company.
Jellen was most recently VP of Adept Technology, maker of robotics and vision technology. He will be tasked with day-to-day management of Velodyne, with an emphasis on its LiDAR division. Founder and CEO David Hall, meanwhile, will focus on new products, innovation and technical consulting, the company said.