Director of Development
Dr. Ellen Cargill has over 25 years developing a wide variety of imaging systems.
She has a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona Optical Sciences Center, where she conducted research in the design of nuclear medicine imaging systems.
She received the Bronze medal from the Society of Nuclear Medicine for a scientific exhibit based on her work. She was also a pioneer in medical image analysis using fractals. While in graduate school she operated a successful commercial photography business winning several annual awards.
After graduate school she joined Polaroid to develop a thermal pigment transfer imaging system for diagnostic radiology. The system eliminated wet chemistry and created images that surpassed conventional film quality. This system received the “Most Innovative New Product” award from the Radiological Society of North America. She was the technical program manager for the large format imager program, and became VP Advanced Science for Polaroid Medical Imaging Systems Division.
She moved from medical imaging to Consumer Imaging at Polaroid, and became VP Product Development and Engineering Fellow with responsibility for instant film and digital cameras and printers.
She co-founded two startups, SiPix Group Ltd, developing digital cameras, printers, and thermal print media, and EndPoints, a developer of camera controller asics. She joined Flextronics as a result of the acquisition of EndPoints assets, and served as VP Optics Technologies. There she had responsibility for optical design and development and image science, and was a founding member of Flextronics’ camera module business.
She joined Myvu Corporation as Sr. VP Engineering and developed two award-winning personal media viewers.
She is now developing Distributed Imaging technology and products at Tenebraex Corporation.