Founder and CEO
NVIDIA: A Learning Machine
Jen-Hsun Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA, will share his unique perspective and learnings as head of one of Silicon Valley’s most innovative companies. Over the past two decades, NVIDIA has made an extraordinary journey from a chip company for PC games into a computing company at the center of AI — the next big wave in computing.
Meet the Speaker:
Jen-Hsun Huang founded NVIDIA in 1993 and has served since its inception as president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors. Huang is a recipient of the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award from the Global Semiconductor Association in recognition of his exceptional contributions to driving the development, innovation, growth and long-term opportunities of the fabless semiconductor industry. He has received the Daniel J. Epstein Engineering Management Award from the University of Southern California, and the EB Lemon Distinguished Alumni Award and an honorary doctorate from Oregon State University. He was named to the U.S. Immigrant Entrepreneur Hall of Fame when it was established in 2012. In 2015, Harvard Business Review named him one of the world’s 100 best-performing CEOs over the lifetime of their tenure.
Prior to founding NVIDIA, Huang worked at LSI Logic and Advanced Micro Devices. He holds a BSEE degree from Oregon State University and an MSEE degree from Stanford University.