Ned Hooper and David Orton Bring Industry Expertise and Strategic Council to Mountain View Company
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — February 7, 2012 — Infinite Z, Inc., ® a technology provider that enables virtual-holographic 3D imagery to bring designs to life, today welcomes two prominent members of the Bay Area technology community to its board of directors. Ned Hooper and David Orton join as outside directors and will guide Infinite Z as the company prepares to bring its zSpace® virtualization platform to market in 2012.
Hooper is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco ® and drives the development of Cisco’s business vision and strategy to identify market transitions and develop integrated strategies. He is also responsible for business development activities including acquisitions, equity investments and the incubation of innovative technologies at Cisco. Hooper has been with the company for 14 years and brings to the Infinite Z Board expertise in identifying market-moving trends and areas for investment and growth, as well as deep knowledge of today’s technology landscape.
Orton is a veteran of the imaging, graphics and semiconductor industries with more than 30 years of experience. He currently serves as the CEO of Aptina Imaging Corporation™ and previously held executive roles at SuVolta, Inc. (formerly known as DSM Solutions, Inc.), AMD, ATI Technologies, ArtX, Inc. and Silicon Graphics. Orton’s experienced perspective in Infinite Z key markets and uses for imaging and graphics hardware provides a unique outlook to Infinite Z.
“Ned and David are visionaries within their respective industries and bring varied and valuable knowledge to our Board, I’m honored and pleased to have them join,” said Paul Kellenberger, CEO of Infinite Z. “Ned has his finger on the industry pulse and has a proven track record of reading and reacting to trends. And David has deep experience with our target customer and partner markets that will help us advance those relationships. Both of their viewpoints will be instrumental as we continue developing the zSpace platform and identify new markets for 3D immersive technology.”
About Infinite Z, Inc.
Infinite Z, Inc.® is a digital design technology provider that enables natural interaction with virtual-holographic 3D imagery to bring designs to life. The company’s mission is to transform human interactions with today’s computing environment into an incredibly lifelike, interactive and immersive experience. Its revolutionary platform, zSpace®, provides a highly realistic visualization experience that enables designers and engineers to directly interact with virtual holographic simulations as if they were real physical objects, which accelerates the design and development process and increases productivity. Infinite Z is a privately held, venture backed company located in Mountain View, CA, and has filed more than 30 patents for its innovative technologies. For additional information about zSpace, visit http://zspace.com