In the first part, Andy starts by sharing a close encounter he had with a Russian ship when he was in the Navy. We go on to discuss the use of smart glasses in industrial settings. Andy shares the insights he gained at DAQRI, and how he applied them to RealWear. We also talk about the impact of changing demographics on today’s workforce, and Andy shares his perspective on how humans and computers will work together more symbiotically in the future.
In the second part of my conversation with Andy, he shares his unique and sometimes hair-raising journey to fundraising, which resulted in a $20M Series A financing in early 2018. There was a period when he was raising month-to-month to meet payroll, which he describes using an analogy from Star Wars:
We go on to discuss some great leadership lessons from his entrepreneurial and military experiences, including the value of humility over modesty. Leadership is one of my favorite topics, and I think you’ll really enjoy this one – Host
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Aaron is the Head of Communications for RealWear.