Nina Richardson


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Nina Richardson has more than 35 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, sales, supply chain management, and global operations. She 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 Committee.

Richardson served as the 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 startup ELI. Richardson also ran $1B-plus electronics manufacturing facilities and supply chains as Vice President and General Manager at Flextronics.

Richardson also serves on the boards of three public companies, Silicon Laboratories, Cohu, and Eargo. She serves as a director at privately held biotechnology companies ExploraMed V and Exploramed NC8 as well as Willow Innovations, a technology company producing ground-breaking breast pumps and Tonal, a revolutionary strength and personal training platform. Richardson also serves as managing director of Three Rivers Energy Inc., which she co-founded in 2004.

Richardson earned her BS in industrial engineering from Purdue University and her executive MBA from Pepperdine University.

Additional qualifications:

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