Ken Fast is a Principal Engineer at General Dynamics Electric Boat. 25 years ago Ken led the introduction of virtual reality and large scale CAD visualization for ship design. Over a 30 year career he has worked with VR, simulation, data exchange, wireless networking, mobile computing, computer vision, and augmented reality. He is currently developing production AR tools for use in manufacturing. Ken is actively involved with the National Shipbuilding Research Program. He was named an ACM Distinguished Engineer in 2012. Ken is a graduate of WPI, and grew up building wooden boats in the backyard.