Nvidia Corporation, a producer of 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 with the latest Nvidia graphics technology in embedded platforms. Mr. Trevett’s content development team will focus on platforms including game consoles, as well as mobile phones, medical imaging devices, and onboard navigation systems.
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. Mr. Trevett 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 companies dedicated to creating open standards for communicating real-time 3D on the Internet.
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.