Andy Lowery is co-founder and CEO of RealWear, makers of the HMT-1, the first industrial head-mounted tablet. He has served at the forefront of engineering and operational management in some of the world’s most demanding industrial, defense and manufacturing environment making him an authority on the application of technology in industry. Prior to RealWear, Andy held the position of chief engineer for Raytheon’s Electronic Warfare Systems business where, under his leadership, he won the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer competition, a program worth an estimated $8 billion. While at Raytheon, Andy co-founded Daqri and served as President where he led their transformation into a world leading industrial augmented reality hardware and software corporation. Before joining Raytheon, Andy served as general manager at M/A-COM Technology Solutions, where he led a commercial electronics product line. He is a retired Lieutenant Commander having served 26 years in the U.S. Navy in a variety of active and reserve roles. Andy graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Illinois with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering.