Jen-Hsun Huang

About Jen-Hsun Huang

Birth Day: February 17, 1963
Birth Place: Los Altos, California, United States
Birth Sign: Pisces
Citizenship: United States, Taiwan
Alma mater: Oregon State University Stanford University
Occupation: Co-founder, president and CEO, Nvidia Corporation
Salary: USD $24.6 million (2007)
Spouse(s): Lori Huang
Children: 2

Jen-Hsun Huang Net Worth

Jen-Hsun Huang was bornon February 17, 1963 in Los Altos, California, United States. Jen-Hsun Huang cofounded graphics-chip maker Nvidia in 1993, and has served as its CEO and president since inception. Born in Taiwan, Huang moved to Thailand as a child, but his family sent him and his brother to the U.S as civil unrest mounted in the Asian nation. The Huang family eventually reunited in Oregon, and Jen-Hsun obtained an engineering degree from Stanford. Under Huang, Nvidia became a dominant force in computer gaming chips and has expanded to design chips for data centers and autonomous cars.
Jen-Hsun Huang is a member of Technology

💰 Net worth: $6.2 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2016 $1.7 Billion
2017 $2.7 Billion
2018 $5.87 Billion

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Awards and nominations:

In 1999, Jensen Huang was named Entrepreneur of the Year in High Technology by Ernst and Young LLP.

In 2003, Huang received the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award, which recognizes a leader who has made exceptional contributions to driving the development, innovation, growth, and long-term opportunities of the fabless semiconductor industry, from the Fabless Semiconductor Association. He was also a National Finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2003 and was an Award Recipient for the Northern California region in 1999.

Additionally, Huang is a recipient of the Daniel J. Epstein Engineering Management Award from the University of Southern California and was named an Alumni Fellow by Oregon State University.

Huang was awarded an honorary doctorate from Oregon State University at the June 13, 2009 commencement ceremony.

Biography/Timeline

1984

Huang received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University in 1984, and his master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1992.

1993

After college he was Director of Sales responsible for Sun Microsystems at LSI Logic and a microprocessor designer at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD). On his 30th birthday in 1993, Huang co-founded Nvidia and is currently the CEO and President. He owns a portion of Nvidia's stock worth about USD $1.3 billion as of 2016. He earned $24.6 million as CEO in 2007, ranking him as the 61st highest paid U.S. CEO by Forbes.

1999

In 1999, Jensen Huang was named Entrepreneur of the Year in High Technology by Ernst and Young LLP.

2003

In 2003, Huang received the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award, which recognizes a leader who has made exceptional contributions to driving the development, innovation, growth, and long-term opportunities of the fabless semiconductor industry, from the Fabless Semiconductor Association. He was also a National Finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2003 and was an Award Recipient for the Northern California region in 1999.

2007

Huang was the recipient in 2007 of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation's Pioneer Business Leader Award for his work in both the corporate and philanthropic worlds.

2009

Huang was awarded an honorary doctorate from Oregon State University at the June 13, 2009 commencement ceremony.