Angus Pacala, CEO and Co-Founder of Ouster (NYSE: OUST)

Angus has been a key figure in the lidar market for over a decade, moving the industry forward with digital innovation that will make lidar more versatile and cost effective. Throughout his career, Angus has spoken on the importance of industry consolidation. Through strategic partnership and strong leadership, Angus brought Ouster to the forefront of the consolidation conversation with the acquisition of Sense Photonics in 2021 and the merger of Ouster with another leader in the space, Velodyne, completed in 2023. Today he continues to serve as the CEO of the combined company. Ouster’s merger with Velodyne (Nasdaq: VLDR) marks the largest merger in the lidar space and the start of further consolidation in the market. Through Skyya’s PR program, Angus has been amplified as a thought leader in the space and the respective verticals in which Ouster operates – automotive, smart infrastructure, robotics and industrial through media, speaking engagements, events and more. Angus has developed strong press relationships with top tier outlets including: Barron’s, CNBC, Bloomberg, Reuters, TechCrunch, Automotive News and more.