Pablo Luther Joins Liquid Robotics as CFO
Liquid Robotics, an ocean data services provider and developer of the first wave-powered Wave Glider ocean robot, announced that Pablo Luther, former CFO of Gridiron Systems Inc. (recently acquired by Violin Memory) has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting directly to Bill Vass, CEO and President of Liquid Robotics, Mr. Luther will be responsible for the finance, human resources and information technology organizations. His position is effective immediately.
Luther has over 25 years of experience at both private companies as well as public Fortune 500 companies, spanning the software, networking and semiconductor industries. He has held CFO and COO-level positions in Silicon Valley start-ups including Kasenna, Netfish Technologies and eFinance Corporation, all of which culminated in M&A transactions. Prior to that, Luther spent six years at Stormedia, Inc. (which he helped take public on the NASDAQ), in senior executive roles including V.P Finance and CFO. He started his career at HP, where he spent six years in financial management roles, including Controller of the PC Division.
Luther holds a dual MBA in Marketing and Finance from Wright State University and a BS from University of Mumbai (India). He also enjoys giving back to his community and was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Los Altos School District in 2012 where he is helping further the cause of public education.