Luke Hillier Talks Inspiration to the Hampton Roads Business Journal
The founder of Hillier Ignite, Luke Hillier, spoke to the Hampton Roads Business Journal about the impetus and motivation behind starting a philanthropic organization. He outlines the core values and notes: “Necessary for a democracy is education and economic opportunity,” Hillier said. “When you provide that, it’s very difficult to hold the population down. It really ignites that freedom, and people will require it.” Read more about it here: https://pilotonline.com/inside-bu
Hillier Ignite Featured on WAVY-TV, FOX43
The launch of Hillier Ignite was reported on WAVY-TV and Fox 43 this morning. They had a video interview with Luke Hillier and recorded the awards ceremony and the Warrior Expo.
Ignite Award Winner: The Infrascanner helped the Marines save a life
The Infrascanner 2000, winner of the Ignite Lifesaving Innovation Award, has a success story that drew us in immediately. The Infrascanner was being field tested in Afghanistan and Iraq when an Afghan boy was brought to a Marines doctor. His sister had insisted on bringing him after the boy was at the scene of the suicide improvised explosive device. On preliminary examination, a small laceration was found on his head. However, when a positive measurement came back upon exami