SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pelican Imaging announced today that Mark Fulks has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead engineering and product development for Pelican's depth-sensing array solutions.
Chris Pickett, Pelican CEO and President, said: "Mark is a valley veteran with a stellar track record of building innovative products in the mobile and consumer electronics markets. He brings exactly the right blend of operational excellence and product leadership that will help Pelican succeed at the next level."
Prior to joining Pelican, Mr. Fulks led Nokia's product and engineering teams that created Nokia's highly acclaimed mobile augmented reality product, Nokia City Lens, and led the core development teams at Sun Microsystems for one of the most successful mobile software platforms, Java ME (J2ME). He began his career as an embedded systems software engineer, after earning his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a minor in Physics from Sonoma State University. Mr. Fulks holds several fundamental patents related to augmented reality interfaces and displays.
"Pelican Imaging is uniquely positioned to achieve success across multiple growth markets. I'm very excited to join as COO, leading the engineering and product development teams to bring this disruptive 3D imaging technology to consumers," said Mr. Fulks.
About Pelican Imaging
Headquartered in Santa Clara and founded in 2008, Pelican Imaging has developed depth-sensing array technology to capture 3D images and video from mobile devices. Pelican's array sensor provides a real-time depth map, enabling handset and wearable device manufacturers to realize improved image quality, faster focus, and highly accurate depth data, across a range of next-generation consumer devices. Pelican's investors include Qualcomm Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners, Panasonic, Globespan Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, Granite Ventures, and IQT. For more information, visit www.pelicanimaging.com.
SOURCE Pelican Imaging Corporation