SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon (Nasdaq:
AAXN), the global leader in connected public safety technologies,
today announced the addition of Adriane
Brown to its board of directors. Ms. Brown is a seasoned
leader and independent board director who brings more than three
decades of global business leadership and entrepreneurship to Axon.
Axon's board formally voted last week to extend an offer to Ms.
Brown following a six-month extensive search. Her appointment
became effective May 30, 2020.
"Adriane's contribution to our board of directors will be
invaluable," says Axon CEO and founder, Rick Smith. "Adriane has a history of stellar
leadership at major innovative companies across industries that
include aerospace, automotive and technology. We welcome her
guidance on how to continue to expand our business globally and
work towards our mission of protecting life."
"I am drawn to companies with bold ideas and that is why I'm
excited to sit on Axon's board," says Ms. Brown. "I'm passionate
about contributing leadership and business guidance particularly to
companies that are focused on the betterment of society. Axon's
mission to protect life and obsolete the bullet is a bold one and I
am thrilled to be a part of it."
Ms. Brown currently sits on the board of directors for eBay and
Washington Research Foundation, and is the Board Chair at
Seattle's Pacific Science Center.
She previously served on boards for Raytheon, Allergan and Harman.
In 2018, Ms. Brown was appointed as a venture partner at Flying
Fish Partners, a firm that invests capital and expertise in
startups focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Prior to that, Ms. Brown served as president and COO at
Intellectual Ventures, as president and CEO of Honeywell
Transportation Systems, and rose from shift supervisor to vice
president and general manager of the Environmental Products
Division during her 19-year tenure at Corning. Ms. Brown holds an
Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters and a Bachelor's Degree in
Environmental Health from Old Dominion
University. She received her master's degree in management
from the Massachusetts Institute of
Axon board members are expected to hold a minimum of 8,000
shares, after receiving sufficient grants to do so. Ms.
Brown's appointment brings the total number of independent
directors on Axon's board to eight.
Axon is a network of devices, apps and people that helps public
safety personnel become smarter and safer. With a mission of
protecting life, our technologies give customers the confidence,
focus and time they need to keep their communities safe. Our
products impact every aspect of a public safety officer's
day-to-day experience with the goal of helping everyone get home
We work hard for those who put themselves in harm's way for all
of us. To date, more than 234,000 lives and countless dollars have
been saved with the Axon network of devices, apps and people. Learn
more at www.axon.com or by calling (800) 978-2737.
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