Brian is a recognized pioneer and leader in the deployment of Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR and VR) and voice-enabled wearable computing across manufacturing, healthcare, education, automotive, oil and gas, logistics, IT, telecoms and entertainment verticals. Brian is currently the VP of Sales and Marketing for DigiLens, where he was brought on to scale the launch of their new ARGO smartglasses and waveguide licensing business and to accelerate their market growth. He is a former co-founder and Chief Business/Revenue Officer for RealWear, Inc., where he established a global sales force, ISV partner and channel reseller network, and successfully drove product adoption in over 57 countries — growing RealWear from concept stage to a world leader in industrial wearables.
More recently, he was President and Co-founder of Hippo Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Virtual Care solutions to the healthcare and medical education sectors. Previously, Brian served as Vice President of Sales and Business Development at DAQRI which raised over $140 million in capital from venture and family offices, and which pioneered the commercialization of Augmented Reality. Brian has also been involved in pioneering VR technology in the field of sports simulation and was a co-founder of a micro-transaction platform connecting commerce and celebrities which was privately sold in 2011.
Brian began his career with Siemens Medical and comes from a family dedicated to medicine. One of his first jobs in high school was pushing a cart at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, in Surgical Pathology. He graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Economics and Anthropology and holds an MBA and MS in Information Science from Penn State University. Brian is married with three children and is involved in a variety of philanthropic initiatives.