OUR company

Mission-Driven Builders of Critical Tools

We believe humans are more important than hardware and we prioritize quality over quantity.

10 Awards

DoD contracts

TRL-9

Technology readiness level (TRL)

100%

hardware interoperability

our origin

Two Worlds Collide

The company started when Ian Kalin and Matt Amacker met as employees at The General Partnership, a Venture Capital firm where the anchor Limited Partner is Reid Hoffman.

Ian, is a Navy veteran and GovTech entrepreneur whose public service includes being the first Chief Data Officer for the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Matt, is a rapid prototyping pioneer that held numerous leadership roles at tech giants like Amazon, Google and the Toyota Research Institute.

They discovered a shared passion for modernizing our nation's defense and intelligence tools, which was falling behind industry standards.

Company leadership

Veterans of Tech & Defense

"I first started working on Soldier of the Future systems 20 years ago."

Casey Barker
Principal Engineer

“As a recently retired Army Senior Intel Officer for a Special Mission Unit, I understand the capability gaps of today's warfighters. I'm still working to make sure our nation deploys with the most actionable intelligence."

David Hammerschmidt
Mission & Strategy

"We're trying to bridge the gap between the antiquated AI tech the government is using today and the more valuable kinds of products I built at Tech companies like Google and Amazon."

Matt Amacker
CTO

“I wish I had this technology when I served in the Navy.”

Ian Kalin
CEO
MILESTONES

Our Journey

Here are some old vignettes that led our Team to be so passionate about the the work we do today:

Ian during a Naval Training Exercise onboard the USS SPRUANCE (DD-963) in 2003.

Dave delivering Thanksgiving meals in the Philippines in 2013.

Vea competing in a national live steel sword-fighting competition.

Matt & Casey's prototype that was used in the African American History Museum - Smithsonian. Uses 3D controllers for Object Manipulation.

Dave and his father (2004). He was the Chief of Police for Coral Gables, FL and Dave had just returned from the invasion of Iraq.

Casey, 100K rocket project lead, placing a GPS tracker into the body of a rocket to track its trajectory and landing.

Casey's rocket lifting off with its GPS tracker inside, successfully providing data to the engineers on the ground.

Matt & Casey's prototype LiDAR that also provided people tracking with identification using sensor fusion with PTZ cameras. Shown merged with realtime render on huge rear-projection screen.

Matt and Casey's prototype Large Thermal Camera Array using Raspberry PIs for data aggregation.

Pictures from Ian Kalin's Naval Training Exercises onboard the USS SPRUANCE (DD-963) in 2003.

Vea's grandfather, Jerry, who served in the US Navy and was a veteran of the Korean war.

Dave getting ready for airborne operations at Ft Bragg, NC - 2008

Dave with then LTG Scott Miller, CDR of Joint Special Operations Command, during his promotion to Lieutenant Colonel.

Joe in Afghanistan (2012) during his years of service.

Joe in Afghanistan (2013) during his years of service.

Back
Next
personal MILESTONES

Our Journey

Here are some old vignettes that led our Team to be so passionate about the the work we do today:

Ian during a Naval Training Exercise onboard the USS SPRUANCE (DD-963) in 2003.

Dave delivering Thanksgiving meals in the Philippines in 2013.

Vea competing in a national live steel sword-fighting competition.

Matt & Casey's prototype that was used in the African American History Museum - Smithsonian. Uses 3D controllers for Object Manipulation.

Dave and his father (2004). He was the Chief of Police for Coral Gables, FL and Dave had just returned from the invasion of Iraq.

Casey, 100K rocket project lead, placing a GPS tracker into the body of a rocket to track its trajectory and landing.

Casey's rocket lifting off with its GPS tracker inside, successfully providing data to the engineers on the ground.

Matt & Casey's prototype LiDAR that also provided people tracking with identification using sensor fusion with PTZ cameras. Shown merged with realtime render on huge rear-projection screen.

Matt and Casey's prototype Large Thermal Camera Array using Raspberry PIs for data aggregation.

Pictures from Ian Kalin's Naval Training Exercises onboard the USS SPRUANCE (DD-963) in 2003.

Vea's grandfather, Jerry, who served in the US Navy and was a veteran of the Korean war.

Dave getting ready for airborne operations at Ft Bragg, NC - 2008

Dave with then LTG Scott Miller, CDR of Joint Special Operations Command, during his promotion to Lieutenant Colonel.

Joe in Afghanistan (2012) during his years of service.

Joe in Afghanistan (2013) during his years of service.

Our Team Leads

Unmatched Expertise

NextNext
View Careers

Our experienced team is a fusion of brilliant engineers and seasoned military veterans, each sharing an unyielding commitment to enhancing defense. We draw upon their invaluable frontline experience to tailor our solutions to the exacting demands of those in the field.

Mark Rodrigo
Air Force Partnerships
Ed Padinske
Navy Partnerships
Joshua Harrison
Engineering
Scott Howell
Board Advisor
Ross Fubini
Board Director
Casey Barker
Engineering Infrastructure
David Hammerschmidt
Army Partnerships
Matt Amacker
CTO & Co-founder
Ian Kalin
CEO & Co-founder

Join Our Team

Responsible AI for Military Intelligence

SEE CAREERS