Director AR Application Development, BAE Systems
Fran Anthony Piascik is the Director of AR Applications Development for BAE Systems Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of BAE Systems plc. The U.S. headquartered business employs approximately 32,000 employees in the U.S., UK, Sweden, and Israel, and generated 2016 sales of approximately $10 billion. As Director of AR Applications Development, Mr. Piascik oversees the majority of ARVR research and development to provide overmatch to the warfighter. Previously Mr. Piascik worked as a Project Manager for the Innovation Department at BAE. Prior to his time in the private sector, Mr. Piascik spent eight years as a Green Beret Weapons Specialist. He then went on to join Marine Special Operations Command as a Senior Unconventional Warfare Instructor.