SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Aptina’s Board of Directors announced that Phil Carmack has joined Aptina as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Aptina is a leading provider of CMOS image sensor solutions that enable the world’s foremost companies to expand the power of cameras to capture and process images.
“We are extremely pleased that Phil is joining Aptina. Phil’s impressive industry experience and leadership skills will unleash Aptina’s potential and take the company to the next level,” said Nicholas Brathwaite, Chairman of the Board of Aptina.
“Imaging is the window to the future,” said Phil Carmack regarding his decision to join Aptina. “Clarity+™ technology is an example of how Aptina is shaping the future, and how it is enhancing the user experience with real time HDR and high speed 4K support. I look forward to working with the talented people at Aptina in continuing to build on our innovations, broad portfolio of products and powerful intellectual property.”
Carmack most recently served as the Senior Vice President for NVIDIA Corporation’s Mobile Business Unit which he established in 2003. Prior to his 13 years at NVIDIA, Carmack was the Executive Vice President of Research and Development at 3DFX Interactive, Inc. which was acquired by NVIDIA. His professional experience also includes leadership positions with innovative Silicon Valley companies including Senior Vice President and COO for Gigapixel and Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Raydiant, Inc. Carmack earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Brigham Young University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Carmack succeeds Nicholas Brathwaite who has been Aptina’s Interim CEO since August 2012. Mr. Brathwaite will continue in his role as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Aptina, a position he has held since July 2009.
Aptina is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions that enable Imaging Everywhere™. Using performance enhancing technologies, Aptina has created a market-leading portfolio of image sensor products found in the world’s leading consumer electronics. For additional information on Aptina visit www.aptina.com.
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