Jim Jannard is the founder of Oakley and its Chairman and a director since the company's inception in 1975. He also served as President between 1975 and February 1999. In October 1999, Jannard was named the company's Chief Executive Officer. Oakley is a eyewear company, known mostly for their high end sunglasses and ski goggles. ... A chief executive officer (CEO) or chief executive is the highest-ranking corporate officer or executive officer of a corporation, company, or agency. ...
Mr. Jannard named the company after his dog.
He is the founder and principal backer of RED Digital Camera Company, a manufacturer of high resolutionvideo cameras used in productions designed for cinema release. Jannard has said the company plans to first show a mock-up of their camera in April, 2006 and start selling cameras by the end of 2006. RED Digital Camera Company is a developer of a digital video camera capable of recording resolutions up to 4520 x 2540 via a sensor large enough to adapt to standard 35mm lenses normally used by film cameras. ... Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale, or intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of semi-manufactures. ... Image resolution describes the detail an image holds. ... Sony camera head with Betacam SP dock recorder A man operating a professional camera on a tripod A professional video camera (often called a television camera even though the use has spread) is a high-end device for recording electronic moving images (as opposed to a movie camera, that records...
A keen photographer, he maintains a website of his own photographs.. Topics include his race cars, his dogs and his personal Bombardier Global Express Jet. He is the current user of two planes registration N701WH and N2T both have Oakley paint schemes on them. However, word is that N701WH has been sold and replaced by the new N2T jet. Both Jets have White Camo paintscheme with the Signature O on the Tail. He uses high-end Canon equipment, including a 1DS camera and one of the only ten EF 1200 mm lenses in existence. Canon Inc. ... Launched in November 2001, the Canon EOS-1D was the first professional digital SLR from Canon since the EOS-D2000 (introduced in March 1998, which was a collaborative effort with Kodak, also known as the Kodak DCS 520). ... Canon EF 1200mm lens was introduced in 1993 which is three years after the launch of EOS (Electro Optical System) cameras. ...
Forbes Magazine listed him at number 606 on its annual The World's Billionaries.
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RED Digital Camera Company is a developer of a digital video camera called "Red One" which is capable of recording resolutions up to 4520 x 2540 via a sensor large enough to adapt to standard 35mm lenses normally used by film cameras.
The company was founded by Jim Jannard, founder of the Oakley sunglass company.
The aggressive pricing of its main product (10 times cheaper than its comparable 4K competitor Dalsa) is expected to make a big impact in the digital cinematography market.
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