Technology >> CEO Interviews >> July 27, 2000

Jen-hsun Huang – Nvidia Corporation (nvda)

JEN-HSUN HUANG co-founded NVIDIA Corporation in 1993 and has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since its inception. Mr. Huang was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year honor in June 1999 in recognition of his achievement in building NVIDIA from a start-up to the second largest supplier of desktop 3-D graphics processors in the world. He was also elected as a member of the RAND Board of Trustees in October 1999. Mr. Huang has more than 15 years of experience in the electronics industry. Prior to founding NVIDIA, he held senior engineering and marketing positions at LSI Logic Corporation and at Advanced Micro Devices. Mr. Huang holds a BSEE degree from Oregon State University and an MSEE degree from Stanford University. Profile
TWST: Can you start out by giving us a brief overview of NVIDIA


Mr. Huang: NVIDIA was founded seven years ago. We were founded with the

vision that 3-D graphics would transform