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Major Takeaways:

  • DAQRI added 3 new executive positions to its leadership: Mike Lynch, who headed talent acquisition and human resources at SpaceX, will be DAQRI’s chief human potential officer; Roy Ashok, a former product management leader at Qualcomm, will be DAQRI’s chief product officer; and Patrick Alo, a marketing leader from Virgin Group, will be appointed as chief marketing officer.
  • The hires aim to help DAQRI acquire more top talent, and improve their brand presence in the enterprise community.

Techcrunch reports on major executive hires made by DAQRI, as they work to expand the reach of their Smart Helmet.

From the article:

These latest hires will give Daqri improved flexibility as it looks to aggressively hire top talent and expand the company’s brand presence in the enterprise community.

The device itself doubles as a safety helmet and set of safety glasses in addition to providing “mixed reality work instructions, safety information, mapping and more” for industrial workers. The helmet is already being tested with some major corporations, including Autodesk, GE, Topcon, Hyperloop and KSP Steel.

…“Roy, Patrick and Mike are experts in their respective fields and come from some of the world’s most innovative companies,” said Brian Mullins, founder and CEO of Daqri, in a statement. “They are joining at a crucial time as we are making huge advancements in AR technology and holography that will have a game-changing impact on the industry. We are laser focused on our mission of changing the face of work with the deployment of the Daqri Smart Helmet and have the team in place to do just that.”

Head to TechCrunch for the full article.