Goldstein, a U.S. Air Force Reserve major general, leads Anduril’s technical development initiatives for the company’s government partners.
He brings to the dual-hatted role his leadership and management experience in engineering, space, cybersecurity and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance areas.
Defense News reported that Anduril secured $1.48 billion in a round of Series E financing led by Valor Equity Partners, giving the company a valuation of $8.48 billion.
Anduril, which focuses on artificial intelligence and software development, will use the funding to advance research and development of autonomous defense capabilities and grow its business lines with the Department of Defense, allies and partners.
Other participants in the latest funding round are Founders Fund, US Innovative Technology Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Human Capital, General Catalyst, 8VC, Lux Capital, DFJ Growth, Elad Gil, Lachy Groom, Marlinspike, MVP Ventures, Thrive Capital, Lightspeed Ventures and WCM Investment Management.