aptinaPhil Carmack has joined Aptina as CEO and as a member of the board. Mr. 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 Aptin

a board, a position he has held since July 2009.

Mr. Carmack most recently served as senior vice president at NVIDIA. Prior to that, he was executive vice president of Research and Development at 3DFX Interactive, which was acquired by NVIDIA. Mr. Carmack also held senior positions with Silicon Valley companies including senior vice president and COO for Gigapixel and CEO and Founder of Raydiant.

Mr. 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.

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