LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DAQRI, the LA-based technology company and augmented reality (AR) platform pioneer, has named Chris Kaufield as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales.
Kaufield joins DAQRI with more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector across software, hardware and B2B services. Most recently focused on enterprise clients, Chris delivered interactive and AR applications in cooperation with global consulting firms. Previously at Microsoft as Worldwide Sales Director, he led teams responsible for ground-up sales of Surface Hub, HoloLens and related products. He has an extensive background in new revenue roles, B2B product categories and sales partnerships.
"I'm thrilled to join DAQRI and link the leading AR technology to our clients' most meaningful initiatives," said Kaufield. "DAQRI solutions give businesses and their people powerful new ways to solve real problems." In addition to leading the Sales function, Chris will be responsible for a span of partnerships and will play a critical role in the strategy and execution of sales initiatives for an ecosystem of DAQRI products.
"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."
As DAQRI adds Kaufield to the list of high profile leadership hires, it signals that the company is preparing for rapid growth across its augmented reality platform. The company continues to scale applications for AR wearables, Smart Head-up Display (HUD) technology, and recent breakthroughs with Software Defined Light (SDL).
DAQRI is the world's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company. The cutting-edge DAQRI Visual Operating System™(Vos) powers an ecosystem of products, including DAQRI Smart Helmet®, DAQRI Smart Glasses™, and DAQRI Smart HUD™. DAQRI has revolutionized holography and AR with its proprietary Software Defined Light (SDL) technology. DAQRI was founded by Brian Mullins and is headquartered in Los Angeles. To learn more, please visit daqri.com.
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