FotoNation managing director|
Commenting on his appointment, Fanning said, “I am delighted to be given this opportunity to expand and lead the operations side of the business. FotoNation’s contributions to the digital camera industry, including in-camera red-eye removal technology, wireless connectivity and face-recognition software, are ground-breaking and innovative and I look forward to contributing to this success.”
Shane Fanning managing director of FotoNation
Prior to FotoNation, Fanning worked for Ericsson where he spent the past ten years in senior management roles in Sweden and Ireland. Among his roles at Ericsson included the management of a product unit with 150 employees in both countries. Prior to Ericsson, Fanning worked in the U.S. for 7 years in sales management and engineering roles with various companies, including Marconi Instruments. His qualifications include a degree in Electronic Engineering from Carlow Institute of Technology.
FotoNation is a world-leading independent provider of embedded imaging and communication solutions for the digital camera industry. The company’s extensive portfolio of patented innovations includes in-camera red-eye removal technology, wireless connectivity, and face-recognition software. Over 64 million digital cameras have been shipped with licensed FotoNation Red-Eye detection and correction technology. FotoNation develops innovative solutions, intellectual property, and products to enhance, extend, and simplify the picture taking and sharing experience. Clients include AOL, Canon, Hewlett-Packard, Kodak, Microsoft, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Samsung, Sanyo, and Sony, among others.