Marvell Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Sehat Sutardja Selected
for Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame
Honor recognizes distinguished business leaders for guiding future generations
to achieve their dreams, by providing real-world work experiences and
supporting educational opportunities
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell today announced its
chairman, president, chief executive officer and founder, Dr. Sehat Sutardja,
has been selected to join the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in a
ceremony held on January 24 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Other
honorees in the Business Hall of Fame include Bay Area executives Joseph
Saunders, executive chairman of Visa; Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit; and James
White, CEO of Jamba Juice.
"In today's culture, success is about building both a personal and
professional foundation centered on three core principles, integrity, a strong
work ethic and teamwork. It is imperative that children learn as much as they
can from an early age and develop a clear economic understanding through
real-world experiences," said Dr. Sutardja. "I truly believe it is the
responsibility of all leaders to collaboratively invest in the next generation
for the sake of the economy, future of our education system and society at
large. I am delighted to receive this honor from Junior Achievement. I believe
I am an example of the American dream and I am committed to continuing to work
with the organization to help build the business leaders of tomorrow."
Junior Achievement is one of the world's largest organizations dedicated to
educating students, giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to
own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and
economic choices. Through hands-on experience, students from kindergarten
through high school learn knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work
readiness and entrepreneurship.
"For nearly a century, Junior Achievement has been dedicated to helping young
people become entrepreneurs, develop skills that will be valued in a global
workforce and proactively manage their finances. Our success is only possible
through the strong support of our volunteers and community leaders like Dr.
Sutardja. I am proud to welcome Dr. Sutardja into our Hall of Fame and I,
along with the students whose lives he's impacted, are thankful for his
tireless contributions and ongoing support," said Linda McCracken, president
of Junior Achievement of Northern California.
Dr. Sehat Sutardja is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of the modern
semiconductor age. His breakthrough designs and guiding vision have
revolutionized numerous industry segments, from data storage to the
high-performance, low-power chips now driving the growing global markets for
mobile computing and telephony. His lifetime passion for electronics began
early; he became acertifiedradio repair technician at age 13 and has been
designing components and systems ever since. For his relentless innovation, he
has been awarded more than 260 patents, recognized as the Inventor of the Year
by the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association and has been named
a Fellow of IEEE. In 2012, Dr. Sutardja was awarded theIndonesian Diaspora
Lifetime Achievement Award for Global Pioneering and Innovationat the
first-ever Congress of Indonesian Diaspora, presented by the Embassy of the
Republic of Indonesia. The award recognizes Dr. Sutardja's achievements in
advancing technology through innovation in engineering, driving adoption of
technology into new markets and evangelizing the use of the latest technology
in developing nations that will greatly impact the future.
Dr. Sutardja holds Master of Science and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He
received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon
solutions enabling the digital connected lifestyle. From mobile communications
to storage, cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content
delivery, Marvell'sdiverse product portfolioaligns complete platform designs
with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At
the core of powerful consumer, network and enterprise systems, Marvell
empowers partners and their customers toalways stand at the forefront of
innovation, performance and mass appeal. By providing people around the world
with mobility and ease of access to services adding value to their social,
private and work lives, Marvell is committed to enhancing the human
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