We’ve talked about DAQRI on VRFocus a few times in the last twelve months. The Los Angeles based firm which focuses on augmented reality (AR) technologies has been quietly putting together a number of deals/partnerships (such as working with Touch Surgery and Trimble), technology (Software Defined Light) and product releases. Notably their DAQRI Smart Helmet which is being used in a variety of areas of industry.
It may not seen you hear much about them now, but it’s highly likely you’ll hear a lot more in the future.The company has just announced the latest person to join their senior management team, Chris Kaufield, who joins DAQRI as the new Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and will be tasked with defining a sales strategy for the firm. Notably, Kaufield – an technology industry veteran of over twenty years – previously served in a similar role at Microsoft managing teams working on among other things Microsoft’s HoloLens headmounted display (HMD)
“Augmented Reality is having a huge impact around the world and the pace of growth is increasing every single day,” said DAQRI Founder and CEO Brian Mullins. “DAQRI’s leadership of the industry requires us to continuously innovate with a sharp focus on capturing the most important segments of the market. Chris is a world-class sales leader with a track record of creating sales strategies and building successful teams for new, category defining products and technology. His background is perfectly aligned with our goal to bring AR Everywhere.”
Speaking on his new role Kaufield said: “I’m thrilled to join DAQRI and link the leading AR technology to our clients’ most meaningful initiatives. DAQRI solutions give businesses and their people powerful new ways to solve real problems.”
VRFocus will bring you more news as we get it on DAQRI as it continues to grow