Vuzix, a manufacturer of smart glasses for the VR and AR markets, has brought on Paul Boris as COO, a new position for the company.
Boris was most recently manufacturing industries VP at GE Digital, and brings with him a long history of manufacturing operations experience, including five years at SAP.
"Paul Boris has been an active and contributing member of the Vuzix board of directors for the past year and I've known Paul for several years dating back to his time as an executive at SAP," said Paul J Travers, Vuzix president/CEO. "As Vuzix business continues to expand, the importance of adding a seasoned and well-respected sales and manufacturing executive became paramount, and to that end, I am excited to announce Paul Boris as our chief operating officer. Vuzix looks forward to leveraging Mr. Boris's unique skill set and leadership abilities to help carry Vuzix to the next level of excellence as an industry leader in augmented reality and wearable display technology."
"Vuzix is in a position to help drive the digital transformation that is starting to accelerate for manufacturers, field engineering services and any number of use cases where data-driven decisions and real-time support are critical to effective operations and a successful outcome,” added Boris. “By being the solution closest to the operator or technician, the eyepiece, Vuzix is a critical component of the digital thread that is emerging. I am excited to join a proven and innovative team to help drive Augmented Reality and smart-glasses solutions that can produce the largest impact in the shortest possible time. The market is ripe for disruption and we intend to be at the leading edge."