Taner Ozcelik

Taner Ozcelik

Senior Vice President at Aptina Imaging Business

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Taner Ozcelik joined ON Semiconductor in August 2014 as the Senior Vice President of the Aptina Imaging Business. Mr. Ozcelik has served at the intersection of semiconductors, consumer electronics, computing and automotive industries for more than two decades. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Aptina’s Automotive and Embedded business. Prior to this, Mr. Ozcelik was Vice President and General Manager of NVIDIA’s automotive business – where he grew sales to $100 million, while doubling revenues every year and achieving booked business in excess of $2 billion. While at NVIDIA, he developed several award winning firsts in automotive, which spanned a variety of applications including infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters, automotive tablets and advanced driver assistance systems, which are now featured in more than 25 million cars worldwide. During his career, Mr. Ozcelik has also held positions as President and CEO at MobileSmarts and as Vice President and General Manager at Sony Semiconductor for their Digital Home Platform Division.

Mr. Ozcelik holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Bogazici University, Turkey. He is listed as an inventor on 23 U.S. patents.