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FOTONATION APPOINTS ERIC ZARAKOV
AS VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING
Award-Winning International Digital Imaging Company Expands
U.S. Marketing Team
September 6, 2006, Burlingame, CA — FotoNation, (www.fotonation.com), one of the world’s leading award-winning imaging and connectivity solutions companies for the digital photography industry, announced today that it has appointed Eric Zarakov as Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Zarakov will be based in the Burlingame, California office of FotoNation’s growing multi-national company and will be responsible for managing FotoNation’s world-wide corporate communications and product marketing.
Mr. Zarakov has over 20 years of experience at high-tech companies where he has held positions in engineering, product management, marketing communications and executive management. Prior to FotoNation, Zarakov was VP of Marketing for Foveon Inc., where he led the company’s corporate communications, branding and highly successful product introduction of the Foveon X3 image sensor. Mr. Zarakov also worked at Apple Computer, Inc for 13 years in digital photography, graphics, and desktop publishing management positions. Zarakov holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Computer Science from The University of California, San Diego. He is co-inventor of 2 patents.
“I am very excited to be working with the cutting-edge team of digital photography innovators at FotoNation. I’m looking forward to representing the company’s extensive portfolio of intellectual property and award-winning sophisticated digital imaging technologies to the digital camera and camera phone market,” said Eric Zarakov.
“Eric’s seasoned marketing experience will be a valuable contribution to our company’s growth and we are delighted to have him provide his vast marketing knowledge in the digital imaging arena to FotoNation,” said Eran Steinberg, CEO, Fotonation.
For more information on FotoNation, see http://www.fotonation.com.
Innovative imaging is FotoNation’s business.
FotoNation develops innovative solutions, products and technology to enhance, extend and simplify the picture making and sharing experience of digital photography. Clients include the world leaders in photography, including AOL, Kodak, Olympus, Nikon, PENTAX, Sanyo, Sony, Samsung and Microsoft, among others.
FotoNation’s extensive portfolio of patented innovations includes wireless connectivity, embedded red-eye removal technology and face tracking & recognition software. Its copyrighted PTP-IP Specification is the basis of the international camera connectivity CIPA-005/2005 standard. For more information, see http://www.fotonation.com.