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Andrew E. Chrostowski Joins RealWear as Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RealWear™ Inc. is proud to announce that Andrew E. Chrostowski has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Andrew is a seasoned executive who most recently served as President of Tyco’s Scott Safety division in Monroe, NC. He has had a global career that has spanned aerospace and automotive electronics, sensors and surveillance systems, consumer products and industrial safety equipment after serving nine years as an Officer of the United States Air Force.

Currently Andrew is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow and serves on the Rogers Group Board of Directors. Previously he has served on the boards of Nevada Nano, Tyco Cares Charity and the Scott Foundation. Andrew holds a Masters in Systems Management degree from the University of Southern California, and both BS & BA degrees in Engineering Physics from Oregon State University.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Andrew as a member of the management team to bring leadership excellence and discipline in business execution to RealWear for the benefit of our industrial customers,” said Andy Lowery, co-founder and CEO of RealWear. “Andrew’s leadership experience in developing systems to rapidly grow revenue and profitability in complex businesses while promoting innovation is a great addition to our company.”

RealWear recently announced that it raised a $17M round of series A funding to meet growing customer demand for its flagship HMT-1® device. HMT-1 is the first and only AR-enabled wearable device on the market that offers remote mentor video calling, document navigation, guided workflow, mobile forms and industrial IoT data visualization. The head-mounted wearable device has a unique hands-free, voice-controlled user interface, provided in 10 languages, allowing workers to operate the tools and equipment needed for the job, even if climbing a scaffold or tower, in extremely noisy, dusty or even dangerous environments.

About RealWear

RealWear is transforming how work gets done across the enterprise with the HMT-1, the world’s first voice-driven, hands-free, head-mounted wearable computing device purpose-built for light and heavy industry. Implementing hardware, software, cloud, and AI, RealWear is the future of the connected industrial worker. For more information, visit