Her appointmentÂ brings the number ofÂ independent directors at Axon to seven, the companyÂ said Wednesday.
Since joining Facebook in 2013, theÂ more than 14-year industry veteranÂ has led a team thatÂ designs and engineers technology products including the Oculus line of commercial VR headsets and Facebook Bluetooth Beacons.
She previously spent more than five years at AppleÂ (Nasdaq: AAPL),Â where she led the technical development of the MacBook Air line of laptops. Earlier in her career, she worked as a product design engineer for San Francisco-based computer hardware firm OQO.
Rick Smith, founder and CEO of Axon,Â said Kalinowskiâs appointment will support the companyâs efforts to deploy VR technology for public safety projects such as empathy-based training.
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based AxonÂ develops law enforcement technology platforms forÂ federal civilian and military use.