Meet Our Leaders

DAQRI is focused on delivering technologies that redefine what is humanly possible.

Roy Ashok

Roy Ashok

Chief Executive Officer

Roy Ashok is Chief Executive Officer at DAQRI. In his role, Roy is responsible for developing the DAQRI product strategy and roadmap, and for bringing those products and technologies to market. He draws on his previous augmented reality technology development experience as Director, Product Management at Qualcomm Vuforia.

Rob Brass

Rob Brass

Chief Financial Officer

Rob Brass joined DAQRI after a 20-year career as an investment banker, where he was instrumental in billions of dollars of capital raises and M&A for technology companies. He brings finance experience with hardware, semiconductor, wearables, and emerging technology platforms to our team and his expertise will help guide DAQRI to scale.

Chris Kaufield

Chris Kaufield

EVP, Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Chris Kaufield brings a wealth of B2B device and software experience to his role of EVP, Worldwide Sales and Marketing. During 13 years at Microsoft, he launched new category products such as Surface Hub and HoloLens with worldwide sales forces and partner channels. He defines DAQRI's go-to-market strategy and revenue growth plan ahead.

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch

Chief People and Global Services Officer

As Chief People and Global Services Officer, Mike Lynch is responsible for overseeing all People Operations, Corporate Affairs, and IT across the organization. He works closely with the leadership team to attract top talent, expand the company’s brand, and advance DAQRI culture. Prior to DAQRI, Mike oversaw HR and Talent Acquisition at SpaceX.

Jamie Christmas

Jamie Christmas

Chief Technology Officer

Jamieson Christmas, Ph.D., is responsible for the DAQRI Automotive business and DAQRI Holographic research activities. Jamieson is a world leading expert in the field of holography, inventor of over 40 granted patents and winner of the prestigious SID Ben Sturgeon Award in 2013 for his significant contribution to the field of displays.

Holly Winkler

Holly Winkler

VP, Finance

Holly Winkler is Vice President, Finance at DAQRI, responsible for fueling corporate growth, stabilizing cash flow, and driving operational financial strategy and goals. Holly holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California.

Seamus Blackley

Seamus Blackley

Principal Scientist

Seamus Blackley works as DAQRI Principal Scientist, developing applications for Software Defined Light in our Rapid Research and Development Lab. Blackley’s strong background of innovation, includes collaboration with Steven Spielberg at Dreamworks SKG and Bill Gates at Microsoft. While at Microsoft, Seamus conceived the XBox, a game console that revolutionized the gaming industry.

Byron Han

Byron Han

VP, Software Engineering

Byron Han comes to DAQRI after a stellar career at Apple. Over his 30-year career at Apple, he built teams from the ground up, acquired and integrated multiple startups, and developed a reputation for delivering on complex projects that span multiple technologies (Siri, TouchID to name a few) and offices across the globe.

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Paul Sweeney

VP, General Manager, DAQRI International

As VP of Worldwide Sales and the General Manager of DAQRI International, Paul brings to DAQRI a broad, cross-disciplinary background in engineering, marketing, business development and sales, and leads a worldwide team across multiple DAQRI sites. Prior to joining DAQRI, Paul was VP Sales and Marketing at Innalabs, a Dublin-based manufacturer of high-performance inertial sensors.

Phil Greenhalgh

Phil Greenhalgh

SVP, Engineering

Phil is head of research & development of UK-based DAQRI Labs. DAQRI Labs are the hardware innovation division within DAQRI responsible for identification and development of very early technology concepts all the way through to pilot manufacture of DAQRI products, including the class-leading wearable DAQRI Smart Helmet.

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ABOUT OUR FOUNDER

Brian Mullins is an innovator who is relentless in the use of technology to empower people and unleash their full potential. Throughout his career, Brian’s entrepreneurial endeavors have leveraged mixed reality technologies to redefine what is humanly possible. As founder of DAQRI, Brian promotes exponential change with products that transform human performance and level the playing field for millions around the world. Brian is a frequently sought expert on emerging technology and in 2016 was invited to speak at both the White House and the first Congressional hearing on AR.