Destiny of Manufacturing EP 0402 – Kevin Weafer – Spinar America
Kevin A. Weafer brings a wealth of global technology experience in content development, digital, social and mixed realities. His background includes new product innovation, franchise expansion, operational management and successful financial exits. Currently Kevin is President & CEO of Spinar America, Inc. a leading global creative content company for development of augmented and virtual reality. Previously he was President, US Operations of Kudan Ltd. a multinational AR engine company based in the UK. Prior to this he was a VP with DAQRI, a leading HUD augmented reality hardware company, Director level with Compass Labs, a NEA, Jim Clark, Mike Ramsey funded API social media player. Previously, he was SVP, Director of Sales & Marketing for a Sequoia Capital backed company Access Media, Inc. and played a vital role in raising the company’s valuation to over $90 million. Kevin was President of AT&T/MediaOne backed Student Net Publishing LLC, Cambridge, MA. where he was responsible for all day to day operations, directed strategic development, and successfully concluded a second round of venture capital finding. He held the title of Associate Publisher for Variety, Inc., a Pensky Media Company, where Kevin managed the successful turnaround of several unprofitable businesses. At Time Incorporated, he held a series of increasingly senior positions, including Managing Director of the Western Hemisphere for Time Magazine.
Kevin is a graduate of St. Michael’s College with honors and completed the Wharton Business School’s management development program and attended New York University’s graduate program in communications.