Full title: NVIDIA Appoints Industry Pioneer Neil Trevett as Vice President of Content Development
SANTA CLARA, CA―JULY 6, 2005―NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced the addition of Neil Trevett as vice president of content development.
In this role, Mr. Trevett will spearhead the Company’s efforts to
enable the development of content from independent software developers
that will work seamlessly with the latest NVIDIA® graphics technology
in embedded platforms. Mr. Trevett’s content development team will
focus on platforms including, but not limited to, mobile phones,
medical imaging devices, game consoles, and onboard navigation systems.
"The growth of rich graphic content in embedded applications drove
the decision to strengthen our focus on software developers who
specialize in those markets," stated Dan Vivoli, senior vice president
of marketing at NVIDIA. "NVIDIA intends to create an embedded content
development ecosystem that combines the power of open standards with
compelling development tools and superior developer support. Mr.
Trevett’s long record of leadership in industry standards groups makes
him a familiar, trusted face for the 3D graphics developer community,
and a perfect fit for this key position in our management
Mr. Trevett has spent 20 years in the 3D graphics industry. In 1985,
Mr. Trevett joined benchMark Technologies as Head of Graphics Systems.
benchMark later became DuPont Pixel and eventually evolved into the
independently owned 3Dlabs, Inc. Mr. Trevett held the position of
Senior Vice President of 3Dlabs from 1994 to 2005. During that time,
Mr. Trevett was at the forefront of the silicon revolution bringing
interactive 3D to the PC, and he holds several important patents in the
area of graphics technology.
For the past seven years, Mr. Trevett has also served as President
of the Web3D Consortium, a group of industry-leading companies
dedicated to creating open standards for communicating real-time 3D on
In 2001, Mr. Trevett was elected President of the Khronos Group and
created and currently chairs the OpenGL ES working group to define
small footprint versions of OpenGL to bring advanced 3D graphics to a
broad range of embedded devices, including mobile phones.
Mr. Trevett holds a first-class joint B.Sc. Electronic Engineering and Computer Science degree in the UK.
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