Jen-Hsun Huang

Updated: 05/22/2018 by Computer Hope

Jen-Hsun HuangName: Jen-Hsun Huang

Born: February 17, 1963 in Taipei, Taiwan

Computer-related contributions

  • Taiwanese-American entrepreneur, businessman and electrical engineer.
  • Co-founder, CEO and President of Nvidia, graphics-processor company.
  • Former designer at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD).

Honors and awards

  • Listed as the 61st highest paid CEO in USA by Forbes Magazine (2008).
  • Recipient of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation's Pioneer Business Leader Award (2007).
  • Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award (2003).
  • Named Entrepreneur of the Year in High Technology by Ernst and Young LLP (1999).
  • Recipient of the Daniel J. Epstein Engineering Management Award from the University of Southern California.