Terry Gilton



  • Prior Experience

    Terry Gilton is a Partner with Celesta Capital. His 25-year career in the semiconductor industry includes R&D in materials, memory and processing devices, sensors, algorithms, as well as extensive experience bringing these technologies to production. Terry 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 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 SolutionsData infrastructureData CenterIoT5G

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