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Nina Richardson


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Nina Richardson has more than 30 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, sales, supply chain management and global operations, and has held executive positions in consumer electronics, technology, energy, lighting and manufacturing. At Resideo, she chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee and is a member of the Compensation and Human Capital Management Committee.

Richardson served as chief operating officer of GoPro, a leader in mobile capture devices, software and entertainment solutions, from 2013 until early 2015. At GoPro she was responsible for engineering, operations, sales, customer support, quality, human resources, IT and workplace services. She was instrumental in scaling leadership and processes, and a key member of the executive team that took GoPro public in 2014.

Prior to GoPro, she consulted with companies like Tesla Motors, Touch Tunes Interactive Networks, Solaria and UltraCell. Richardson began her career at Hughes Aircraft’s ground systems group before later leading engineering and operations at lighting electronics start-up ELI. Richardson also ran $1 billion-plus electronics manufacturing facilities and supply chains as vice president and general manager at Flextronics.

Richardson serves on the boards of public companies, Silicon Laboratories Inc. and Cohu. She serves as director at privately held biotechnology companies ExploraMed V, Exploramed NC8, and Exploramed NC7 dba Willow; and at privately held analog compute semiconductor company, Mythic. She is advisor to Eargo Inc., a private hearing device company, and an advisor to Zoox Inc., a California-based robotics company focused on autonomous mobility. Richardson also serves as managing director of Three Rivers Energy Inc., which she cofounded in 2004.

Richardson earned her B.S. in industrial engineering from Purdue University and her executive M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

Additional qualifications:

  • Served as director at Zayo Group Holdings from 2015 to 2018
  • Served as director at CallidusCloud from February 2017 to April 2018
  • Served as director at Silicon Graphics International Corp. from January 2016 to November 2016