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Lloyd Reshard
Lloyd Reshard

Lloyd Reshard

Cognitive Big Data Systems

Destin, FL USA

"Veterans should be proud of their service and the discipline that they’ve gained, and realize that a lot of people don’t have that discipline—companies look for discipline."

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Day In The Life


I am responsible leading the development of highly scalable solutions to bring cognitive computing to the masses.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    University of Florida

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    After college, he went into the Army Reserve as a communications officer.

  • 2.

    He was selected to join the Air Force Research Laboratory as an engineer, developing new technology to carry weapons and make weapons smarter.

  • 3.

    After 26 years in that lab, he realized that much of the technology he’d been developing was sitting on the shelves, unused.

  • 4.

    He decided that a private citizen entrepreneur would need to dive into the problem and use the technology to help the world...then he decided to become that entrepreneur.

  • 5.

    He understood his technology backwards and forwards, but the one thing he lacked was the know-how to form a business model to get his technology off the ground.

  • 6.

    He gave a pitch to Venture Hive and was selected for their 2016 Accelerator program, which provides grants and business classes to promising new companies.

  • 7.

    His company, Cognitive Big Data Systems, uses video, sonar, and radar technology to learn patterns and detect behaviors, then send alerts when something looks out of the ordinary.

  • 8.

    Says that creating and inventing new things takes a lot of thought, so he always makes time to get away, take a walk each morning, and reflect on all of his blessings.