Prophesee appoints digital imaging and machine vision industry veteran Ray Cisneros to the position of Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing
Prophesee today announced the appointment of digital imaging and machine vision industry veteran Ray Cisneros to the position of Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing
In this role, Cisneros will develop strategies to expand on the momentum and worldwide market adoption of Prophesee’s event-based vision platform in key industry segments, including industrial automation, automotive, surveillance and consumer/mobile.
Cisneros has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing roles in the areas of CMOS image sensors, deep neural network-based software solutions for perception, semiconductor process equipment and fiber optics. He has deep relationships in key market segments such as automotive/ADAS, robotics, surveillance/security and mobile electronics.
Prior to joining Prophesee, Ray served as the Vice President of Global Sales for Algolux, a start-up delivering a revolutionary, deep neural network-based perception software solution for the automotive, surveillance and autonomous mobile robot markets. Prior to Algolux, Ray served as the Senior Vice President of Sales for OmniVision, a leader in CMOS image sensors and imaging solutions. At OmniVision he played a critical role in growing the company from $50M to $1.5B in 10 years during the explosive growth of digital imaging solutions in the mobile, consumer, automotive, surveillance and industrial markets. Ray holds a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.
“We are excited to have someone with the experience and industry relationships that Ray has developed over his career. He has a proven track record in executing sales and marketing strategies in the areas of image sensors and machine vision. As we continue to expand our commercialization efforts and further enhance our solutions, he will be instrumental in developing new opportunities with customers and partners worldwide to leverage our unique approach.” said Luca Verre, co-founder and CEO of Prophesee.
Prophesee is the inventor of the world’s most advanced neuromorphic vision systems.
The company developed a breakthrough Event-Based Vision approach to machine vision. This new vision category allows for significant reductions of power, latency and data processing requirements to reveal what was invisible to traditional frame-based sensors until now.
Prophesee’s patented Metavision® sensors and algorithms mimic how the human eye and brain work to dramatically improve efficiency in areas such as autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, IoT, security and surveillance, and AR/VR.
Prophesee is based in Paris, with local offices in Grenoble, Shanghai, Tokyo and Silicon Valley. The company is driven by a team of 102 visionary engineers, holds more than 50 international patents and is backed by leading international investors including Sony, iBionext, 360 Capital Partners, Intel Capital, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Supernova Invest, and European Investment Bank.
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