Luminar Technologies

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Luminar is an autonomous vehicle sensor and software company. It offers Hydra, a lidar tool set for testing and development programs. The company also develops Iris, an auto-grade lidar package for roofline integration in the series-production programs.

TypePublic
Founded2012
HQOrlando, FL, US
Websiteluminartech.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)272(+2%)
Job Openings70
Share Price (Jun 2021)$24(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Luminar Technologies

Austin Russell

Austin Russell

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Jason Eichenholz

Jason Eichenholz

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Tom Fennimore

Tom Fennimore

Chief Financial Officer
Scott Faris

Scott Faris

Chief Business Officer
Jason Wojack

Jason Wojack

Senior Vice President, Engineering
Vijay Albuquerque

Vijay Albuquerque

Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
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Luminar Technologies Office Locations

Luminar Technologies has offices in Orlando, Palo Alto and Colorado Springs
Orlando, FL, US (HQ)
In Vivo Research, 12601 Research Pkwy
Palo Alto, CA, US
1891 Page Mill Rd
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Luminar Technologies Financials and Metrics

Luminar Technologies Revenue

Market capitalization (4-Jun-2021)

8.1b

Closing stock price (4-Jun-2021)

24.0
Luminar Technologies's current market capitalization is $8.1 b.
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Luminar Technologies Operating Metrics

Jul, 2019May, 2020

Partners

3050

Products

2

Patents (US)

82

Patent Applications (US)

92
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Luminar Technologies Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Black Forest EngineeringApril 12, 2018
Open PhotonicsJanuary 01, 2016

Luminar Technologies Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Luminar Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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Luminar Technologies News and Updates

Luminar Technologies More Than Doubles Post SPAC Merger

Luminar Technologies More Than Doubles Post SPAC Merger

Luminar Technologies stock rallies 40%, doubles after Nasdaq debut

Luminar Technologies Inc. shares rallied nearly 40% Friday, doubling in its two days as a public company following a merger with a blank-check company. Palo Alto, Calif.,-based Luminar, which develops lidar for autonomous driving and advanced driver-assistance systems, merged with special purpose a…

Palo Alto self-driving tech unicorn Luminar to go public in $3.4B 'blank check' merger

Luminar Technologies Inc. said it will go public through a $3.4 billion reverse merger with "blank check" company Gores Metropolous Inc.

Volvo to use Luminar’s lidar in production vehicles to unlock automated driving on highways

Volvo Cars will start producing vehicles in 2022 that are equipped with lidar and a perception stack — technology developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar that the automaker will use to deploy an automated driving system for highways.

Luminar unveils Hydra, a lidar sensor sold on subscription

Luminar, the San Francisco lidar sensor startup that to date has raised over $250 million, is getting into the subscription business. At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, it took the wraps off Hydra, a lidar sensor available to automaker partners for a recurring fee — a first for the industry.

Palo Alto-based Luminar raises $100M, unveils less expensive lidar sensors

The company said that its new Iris sensors will be ready to launch commercially on production vehicles beginning in 2022, ready to be sold for as little as $500 each.

Luminar Technologies Blogs

Luminar Recruits Two Finance and Technology Leaders to Board of Directors

Luminar Recruits Two Finance and Technology Leaders to Board of Directors June 9, 2021 – Palo Alto, California — Today, Luminar Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, announced the addition of Jun Hong Heng, Founder and Chief Invest…

Luminar to Host Studio Day in NYC

Luminar to Host Studio Day in NYC Showcasing Vision and Progress Towards Safe, Ubiquitous Autonomy Join Luminar Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAZR) CEO and Founder, Austin Russell and guests, for Luminar Studio Day. The live webcast from NYC will feature a first look at the vision for Iris, Luminar’s …

Four Leading Industry Organizations Partner with Luminar to Shape the Future of Automotive

Luminar Partners with Four Key Organizations to Help Shape the Future of Automotive June 1, 2021 – Palo Alto, California — Luminar Technologies, Inc. (“Luminar” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, today announced that it joined th…

Luminar Provides Business Update and First Quarter Results

Luminar Provides Business Update and First Quarter Results Palo Alto, CA — May 13, 2021 — Luminar Technologies, Inc. (“Luminar” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, today announced a quarterly business update and financials for the…

Luminar to Provide Quarterly Business Update on May 13, 2021

Luminar to Provide Quarterly Business Update on May 13, 2021 Palo Alto, CA – May 4, 2021 – Luminar Technologies, Inc. (“Luminar” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, today announced that it will provide its quarterly  business upda…

LUMINAR TAKES TO THE SKIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD’S LARGEST AVIATION COMPANY

LUMINAR TAKES TO THE SKIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD’S LARGEST AVIATION COMPANY Airbus UpNext unveils its new VERTEX demonstrator equipped with Luminar technology Orlando, Fla., April 26, 2021 – Today, Luminar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ; LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and soft…
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Luminar Technologies Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Luminar Technologies founded?

    Luminar Technologies was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Luminar Technologies key executives?

    Luminar Technologies's key executives are Austin Russell, Jason Eichenholz and Tom Fennimore.

  • How many employees does Luminar Technologies have?

    Luminar Technologies has 272 employees.

  • Who are Luminar Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of Luminar Technologies include LeddarTech, Ouster and Innoviz Technologies.

  • Where is Luminar Technologies headquarters?

    Luminar Technologies headquarters is located at In Vivo Research, 12601 Research Pkwy, Orlando.

  • Where are Luminar Technologies offices?

    Luminar Technologies has offices in Orlando, Palo Alto and Colorado Springs.

  • How many offices does Luminar Technologies have?

    Luminar Technologies has 3 offices.