NUBURU appoints Brian Knaley as Chief Financial Officer

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CENTENNIAL, Colorado–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NUBURU®, the industry leader in high-power, high-brightness industrial blue lasers, today announced the appointment of Brian Knaley as Chief Financial Officer. In this strategic role, Mr. Knaley will oversee all aspects of finance and investor relations as NUBURU accelerates and implements its growth strategy to expand the presence of its blue laser technology in target markets.

Mr. Knaley is a three-time public company CEO and brings over 25 years of experience to NUBURU. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer for CEA Industries Inc., (Nasdaq: CEAD), a provider of architectural, engineering and mechanical services and products for the controlled-environment agriculture market. At CEA Industries, he led efforts to raise $3 million in PIPE funding as well as a move upmarket from OTC markets to Nasdaq.

Prior to CEA Industries, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Proximo Medical, a start-up specializing in the marketing of medical devices. At Proximo, Mr. Knaley managed accounting and finance functions, including financial control, cash maximization, and tax and regulatory compliance. He also served as Senior Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer of ViewRay, Inc., (Nasdaq: VRAY), a global manufacturer of MRI-guided radiation therapy systems. Earlier in his career, he also served as Chief Financial Officer at ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCW), a global manufacturer of precision metalworking and advanced 3D printing products. Mr. Knaley holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Thomas More College and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

“Mr. Knaley brings extensive expertise as a three-time CFO of a public company to help build a powerful NUBURU leadership team,” said Mark Zediker, CEO, Co-Founder and Chairman of NUBURU. As we take the business to the next level, his leadership within the finance function will help us scale our organization and drive go-to-market efforts.”

“NUBURU is uniquely positioned to transform metal processing across a wide range of industries,” said Brian Knaley. “I am delighted to join the NUBURU leadership team during this period of growth following another round of funding and other recent leadership appointments and look forward to contributing to this continued wave of momentum.”

For more information about NUBURU, please visit www.nuburu.net.

About NUBURU

Founded in 2015, NUBURU® is leading the transformation to a world of high-speed, high-quality machining and metal processing. NUBURU’s breakthrough blue laser technology has defined a new class of high-power, high-brightness blue lasers, starting with the standard AO™ laser and the extreme-brightness AI™ laser, each of which enables radical gains in speed and quality for metal. Processing. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.nuburu.net.

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