Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Chris White has been named Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Digilens. The search was led by Michael Cunningham.
Chris is an XR veteran with over 15 years experience driving the adoption of new products and services. He has successfully helped companies in the transportation, energy, healthcare, and retail sectors build XR programs that have realized millions in annual cost-savings. Most recently, Chris was the Vice President of Business Development for Osterhout Design Group (ODG), where he brought six different head-worn products to market and led their go-to-market activities. Prior, he helped SpaceX break into the national security space launch market with two missions totaling over $240 million.
DigiLens is a leader in holographic waveguides used for extended reality (XR) displays. The company has developed a patented optical platform and photopolymer technology that delivers best-in-class solutions using a unique, low-cost contact-copy manufacturing process. DigiLens enables OEM partners to design and build AR-enabled devices for the global automobile, enterprise, consumer, avionics and military industries. Based in Sunnyvale, CA, DigiLens investors include industry leaders UDC Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Niantic Labs, Sony Innovation Fund, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Continental AG and more. For more information about the company please visit: www.digilens.com.
We are thrilled to have Chris join our growing executive team with his vast experience leading high-performing, senior-level groups across a wide spectrum of emerging technology industries. Chris is one of the rare individuals that has worked with customers in the extended reality ecosystem for Fortune 500 companies and at the developer level, and his experience will help us build brand awareness for DigiLens as the leader in optics for XR experiences.Chris Pickett, CEO, Digilens
DigiLens has the technology and the key partners that will drive the head-worn industry forward and finally close the gap between the promise of light-weight, attractive smartglasses and the available hardware. I’m looking forward to collaborating with the talented DigiLens team to demonstrate that all of the necessary ingredients have come together in 2020, and the next strategic inflection point in the evolution of computing has finally arrived.Chris White, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Digilens
Chris is a trailblazer in the AR/VR marketplace and will bring deep strategic insights to help Digilens win. His business experience and energy will boost the go-to-market teams at Digilens.Michael Cunningham, Partner, Lonergan Partners