Aptina’s board of directors yesterday announced that Phil Carmack has joined Aptina as chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors. Aptina is a provider of CMOS image sensor solutions.
“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.
Carmack most recently served as the senior vice president for NVIDIA’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. 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.