Sean K. Vo
Sean K. Vo serves as Chief Financial Officer for SureFire, LLC, the company responsible for the ARON (Augmented Reality Optical Narrowcasting) technology. In this role, he directs all financial and accounting activities at SureFire, while advising the CEO and executive staff on all budgetary issues as a strategic partner. Over his 20 years at SureFire, he has handled all aspects of the company’s accounting and financial activities, and ascended to Chief Financial Officer in 2008. Mr. Vo has over 25 years of finance and accounting experience including extensive banking experience with emphasis on investment portfolio management for consumers. He holds a B. S. Business Administration, Finance from CSU Fullerton.
John W. Matthews, Ph.D.
John W. Matthews, Ph.D. is Founder, President and CEO of SureFire, LLC, the company that developed the ARON (Augmented Reality Optical Narrowcasting) technology. Dr. Matthews is a world-renowned expert in laser technology and photonics and is personally involved in the engineering, development and strategic planning of SureFire products.
Dr. Matthews holds over 40 patents for illumination devices and related accessories. He has been experimenting with illumination concepts for over 40 years, building state-of-the-art products for the military, law enforcement, government agencies, and private citizens. Dr. Matthews holds a B.S. Engineering from UCLA and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Cal Tech.
Joel D. Smith
Joel D. Smith serves as Chief Administrative Officer for SureFire, LLC, the company responsible for the development of the ARON (Augmented Reality Optical Narrowcasting) technology. Smith has been a leader in the widespread implementation of process improvement and standardization methods for more than three decades and has served as Chief Administrative Officer for SureFire since 2007. Smith is an expert in organizational assessment and the development and implementation of sophisticated management and quality systems. Smith holds an MBA from Pepperdine University.