RealWear Hires Top Silicon Valley HR Veteran to Prepare for More Growth
Mike Guerchon brings 25 years experience leading HR through major growth at Riverbed Technology, Okta, Guess, Puppet, Hollywood Entertainment and IKON Office Solutions
VANCOUVER, WA (OCT 31, 2018) – RealWear, Inc. today announced the hiring of Michael Guerchon as Vice President, Human Resources. Guerchon brings more than 25 years of experience across a variety of growth-oriented companies leading HR and culture initiatives.
At Riverbed Technology, Guerchon helped lead the organization through its IPO and rapid growth in revenue from $2 million to $1.2 billion, with headcount rising from 60 to 2,800.
“We are thrilled to bring Mike Guerchon to the leadership team as our HR leader,” said Andy Lowery, CEO and cofounder, RealWear. “Mike is a people-first leader with proven experience leading employees through the journey of growth while fostering organizational core values.”
“It is an honor to join the stellar team at RealWear,” said Guerchon. “I look forward to working with our great talented staff and adding many more members of the team as we help our customers deploy our hands-free HMT 1 computer across the enterprise.”
Guerchon served as Chief People Officer at Okta and Puppet and was the Vice President of Human Resources for several companies including Lucy Activewear, Hollywood Entertainment, Guess? Inc., and IKON Office Solutions.
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RealWear® is a knowledge transfer company providing in-situ information and in-the-field training with software and hardware to help people improve safety and increase productivity at work. The company’s flagship product is the HMT-1®, the first ruggedized head-mounted wearable Android-class tablet computer that frees a worker’s hands for dangerous jobs. The hands-free monocular HMT-1 is purpose-built for Connected Worker programs in the industrial enterprise, safely controlled with your voice, even in noisy environments. With a growing number of hands-free partner solutions, enterprise customers gain instant knowledge with remote mentor, document navigation, industrial IoT visualization and digital workflow solutions. Global leaders in energy, manufacturing and automotive industries trust the HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1 to empower and connect their global workforce.
Aaron Cohen, Head of Communications