An Explosion of Data – Brian Ballard, APX Labs
Human beings are still an integral part of the production environment. They can bring an outstanding new value to the production equation due to the proliferation of actionable data.
Brian Ballard, CEO & Co-Founder, APX Labs
Brian is the CEO & Co-Founder of APX Labs where he is working on the next industrial revolution, using smart glasses to create powerful ways for the workforce to interact with the digital and physical world. Brian has been on the forefront of developing software solutions that enable revolutionary new scenarios for smart glasses in the enterprise. From manufacturing and field service, to logistics and transportation, Brian envisions that APX Labs's Sky- light platform will empower deskless workers across all industries.
Prior to founding APX Labs, Brian served as Vice President of Product Development at BTS, CTO of ARES-SG, and spent over a decade with the NSA where his work ranged from FPGA-based super- computing to software intelligence fusion for counter terrorism.
Brian has served a three year appointment on the National Academy of Sciences' Technology, In- sight - Gauge, Evaluate, Review (TIGER) Committee. He has contributed to book, multiple publica- tions, and patents related to wearable computing. Brian holds a masters and bachelors in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon and an MBA from University of Maryland.