Zero made it official that Curt Sacks will act as CFO at Zero.  Sacks comes from primarily a telecom market, as shown by his LinkedIn profile, most recently for GigOptix:

GigOptix is a leading fabless manufacturer of electronic engines for the digital world. The Company offers a broad portfolio of high speed electronic devices including polymer electro-optic modulators, modulator drivers, laser drivers and TIAs for telecom, datacom, Infiniband and consumer optical systems, covering serial and parallel communication technologies from 1G to 100G.

GigOptix now also offers the widest range of mixed-signal and RF ASIC solutions in the market including Standard Cell, Hybrid and Structured ASICs targeting the Consumer, Industrial, Defense & Avionics industries.

Here's the release:

Curt Sacks

Curt Sacks


New Chief Financial Officer Bolsters Continued Growth   SANTA CRUZ, Calif., – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that Curt Sacks has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Sacks brings over 20 years of progressive financial and management experience with both private and public companies. His primary responsibilities with Zero will be to build and lead a world class Finance and Administration team.   “I’m thrilled to join Zero Motorcycles and inspired by the rapid evolution of the company,” said Sacks. “As we continue to grow—both domestically and internationally—I look forward to helping build the future of motorcycling.”   Sacks had previously served as CFO for GigOptix Inc. and Endwave Corporation. He will be based from Zero’s headquarters near Santa Cruz, California and reports to Zero Motorcycles CEO, Richard Walker.  

“We are extremely fortunate to have someone with the background and experience that Curt has join the team”, said Walker. “He is a valuable addition and helps cement the already strong executive management team we are building here at Zero. I look forward to working with him to achieve our objective of being the world’s leading electric motorcycle manufacturer”. 


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