MicroVision, Inc. (NASDAQ: MVIS) shares surged 16.29% to $6.9 in the afterhours last night.
I can’t tell you why this stockwas rising except for restless investors. The only news that directly affects the stock this month is the announcement that Judy Curran was appointed director the first day of this month.
A leading innovator in solid-state lidar sensors and ultra-miniature laser displays based on its proprietary laser beam scanning technology MVIS, December 01, 2020 announced that Judy Curran had joined the company’s board of directors.
Curran has been a skilled executive in the automotive industry, leading vehicle programs, engineering, and technology for more than 30 years. She held several executive positions at Ford Motor Company, including Director of Technology Strategy, where she developed the cross-vehicle global strategy for key new technologies such as assisted driving, infotainment, electrical architectures, and connectivity. Ford previously employed him as Vehicle Line Director, Vehicle Evaluation and Validation Director, and Vice President Engineering for Automotive Components Holdings LLC. At Ansys, Curran is the Head of Global Automotive Strategy. Ansys is a simulation software company that specializes in multi-physical systems simulation, including ADAS systems.
Lawrence Technological University and the University of Michigan provided Curran with her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Software.