– USA, UT – Owlet Baby Care Inc., the connected nursery ecosystem that delivers data-driven technology to modern parenting, today announced the appointment of Laura Durr to its Board of Directors and the audit committee.
The company also announced that Kate Scolnick has been appointed CFO.
They both provide valuable operational and strategic insight in finance and strategy as the Company prepares to go public.
“Kate and Laura are the perfect, dynamic finance duo Owlet needs as we enter this next exciting chapter for the Company. I am thrilled to welcome them to the team. I am grateful for the deep experience and financial prowess they bring to Owlet. From leading major international expansion at publicly traded companies, Kate and Laura will bring valuable experience and insight, and I’m excited to see them help us grow at Owlet.” ” said CEO and founder, Kurt Workman.
He added: “As we enter this new chapter for the Company, it is necessary to have a team of established professionals to bolster our finance activities to further advance the development of the brand. Like others at Owlet, Kate and Laura also bring the unique experience of being parents themselves and this deep understanding of parenthood will be invaluable as we continue to work to reimagine infant health, starting at home.”
About Kate Scolnick
Kate Scolnick brings three decades of global financial management experience to Owlet. She previously served as VP, Finance at enterprise cloud software company Anaplan, which went public in 2018. At Anaplan, Scolnick oversaw corporate financial planning and analysis, global sales finance, and global procurement. She has an extensive tech background from her other previous positions at Seagate Technology, Intel, McAfee, and EMC. In her new role, Scolnick will lead the Company’s financial strategy and oversee its finance and accounting functions as it transitions to being a public company and focuses on continuing its expansion across Europe and around the world.
About Laura Durr
Durr served as the EVP and CFO of Polycom and held various other financial leadership roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lucent Technologies, and International Network Services. Laura Durr currently serves on the board of directors at Netgear and Xperi Holding Corporation. Her expertise will be invaluable to Owlet as the Company transitions to being a publicly-traded entity.
In February 2021, Owlet entered a definitive merger agreement with Sandbridge Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: SBG), a special purpose acquisition company. Upon completion of the transaction, Ken Suslow and Domenico De Sole, members of the Board of Directors of Sandbridge, are expected to join Durr, Zane Burke, Lior Susan, Amy McCollough, Kurt Workman, and Michael Abbott on the Board of Directors of the post-combination company.
About Owlet Baby Care
Owlet Baby Care was founded by a team of parents in 2012. Owlet’s mission is to empower parents with the right information at the right time, to give them more peace of mind, and help them find more joy in the journey of parenting. Owlet’s digital parenting platform aims to give parents real-time data and insights to help parents feel more calm and confident. Owlet believes that every parent deserves the peace of mind and the opportunity to feel their well-rested best. Owlet also believes that every child deserves to live a long, happy, and healthy life, and is working to develop products to help facilitate that belief.
For more information: https://owletcare.com/
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