Former RealWear co-founder Brian Hamilton joins as VP Sales & Marketing
SUNNYVALE, Calif., September 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DigiLens Inc., an innovator in head-worn holographic smart eyewear and a leader in waveguide technology, today announced that Brian Hamilton has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing. A former RealWear co-founder and C-suite manager, as well as a previous senior sales position at Daqri, Inc., Hamilton is a recognized pioneer and leader in the use of augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) and voice-enabled wearable computing in manufacturing, Healthcare, Education, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Logistics, IT, Telecom and Entertainment.
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Brian Hamilton, Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Photo: Business Wire)
At RealWear, Inc., Hamilton built a global sales team, ISV partner and channel reseller network, and successfully drove product adoption in over 57 countries – transforming RealWear from concept to a global leader in industrial wearables. More recently, Hamilton was President and co-founder of Hippo Technologies, Inc, a leading provider of virtual care solutions for healthcare and medical education.
“We are excited to add Brian to our leadership team,” said Chris Pickett, CEO of DigiLens. “His extensive AR/XR background will greatly enrich DigiLens. He also comes on board at an exciting growth stage. DigiLens is well funded, has solid partnerships with some of the key companies in the AR/XR space, and has been delivering both our industry-leading waveguide technologies and our enterprise/light industrial eyewear – right at the time the AR/XR market begins to grow.”
“Joining DigiLens is a natural progression in my mission to accelerate next-gen mobility through AR/XR. DigiLens’ core waveguide technology coupled with a Tier One investment and strategic partner ecosystem positions the company to be at the forefront of the next evolution I look forward to showing the world how DigiLens as a platform and… solution provider is ideally positioned to bring the next generation of enterprise AR/XR glasses to market.”
DigiLens is a leader in holographic waveguides used for XR displays. The company has developed a patented optical platform and photopolymer technology that delivers best-in-class solutions with a unique, cost-effective contact replica manufacturing process. DigiLens enables OEM partners to design and build XR-enabled devices for the global automotive, enterprise, consumer, avionics and military industries. Based in Sunnyvale, California, DigiLens investors include industry leaders Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Diamond Edge Ventures, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation’s strategic investment arm, Alsop Louie Partners, Optimas Capital Management, 37 Interactive Entertainment, UDC Ventures , the corporate venture arm of Universal Display Corporation, Niantic, Inc., Sony Innovation Fund, Dolby Family Ventures, Continental AG and more.
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