Terry Gilton



  • Prior Experience

    Terry Gilton is a Partner with WRVI Capital. His 25-year career in the semiconductor industry includes research and development in materials, memory and processing devices, sensors, and algorithms, as well as extensive experience bringing these technologies to production. Terry received his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from UC Santa Barbara and then began his career in R&D at Micron Technology. He was VP of R&D at Micron Imaging for the rise of CMOS imager technology, delivering the sensor to the Motorola Razr and first iPhone. Terry was a key part of the executive team that managed the spin-out of Micron Imaging to become Aptina Imaging. He was recruited by Apple to create a sensor technology development team and was hired as its Senior Director of Sensor Technology, reporting to the SVP of Engineering. At Apple, Terry’s team was involved in all product lines and all sensing modalities, and he was personally responsible for many technologies used in current Apple products.


    • Ph.D. Chemical Physics - UC, Santa Barbara

    • MA Chemistry - UC, Santa Barbara

    • BSc. Chemistry - University of Arkansas

    Focus Areas

    AI / MLEnterprise SoftwareData InfrastructureData CenterIoT5G

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