NUBURU Announces Promotion of Andrew Dodd to VP Global Sales

In his new role, Mr. Dodd will oversee and manage worldwide sales

Centennial, CO, — January 17, 2022 NUBURU, the leader in high power blue laser technology, today announced that Andrew Dodd has been promoted to the role of VP Global Sales. In this new role, Mr. Dodd will oversee and manage worldwide sales including, but not limited to, distribution channels, global forecast, strategic plan, tactical implementation, and sales team growth.

Jean-Michel Pelaprat, the co-founder of NUBURU, explained, “Andrew has been very successful in growing NUBURU’s business in North America and expanding into Europe and parts of Asia in the past two and half years. It is natural to expand for the rest of the world. Andrew will continue to work from Michigan and travel often to Centennial and around the world. We wish Andrew the best in this new endeavor.”

“I have enjoyed the last couple of years at NUBURU developing an understanding of customer requirements and specifications. I am looking forward to realizing the sales potentials as the unique product specifications become available,” commented Mr. Dodd.

Andrew Dodd brings over 30 years of experience in laser development and material processing. Prior to working at NUBURU, Mr. Dodd spent 20 years with GSI Lumonics, Amada WeldTech, and most recently as Sales Director for BLM Group North America. Mr. Dodd graduated from Southampton University with a degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics and earned postgraduate diplomas in Business Management from Warwick University and Welding Engineering from Teesside University.



Founded in 2015, NUBURU® is leading the transformation to a world of high-speed, high quality metal machining and processing. NUBURU’s ground-breaking blue laser technology has defined a new class of high-power, high-brightness blue lasers, starting with the standard AO™ laser and the extreme-brightness AI™ laser, which each enable radical gains in speed and quality for metal processing. For more information, visit the company’s website at

NUBURU Media Contact:

Jean-Michel Pelaprat, Co-founder & Chief Marketing and Sales Officer

+1 (720) 767-1400