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Jen-Hsun Huang

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Net worth 2018: $5.87 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Los Altos, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 February 1963
Sigh: Pisces
Education: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Oregon State University; Master of Science in Engineering, Stanford University
BIOGRAPHY

Jen-Hsun Huang was bornon 17 February 1963 in Los Altos, California, United States. Jen-Hsun Huang is #346 in List Billionaires People In The World. 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.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2016

$1.7 Billion

2017

$2.7 Billion

2018

$5.87 Billion

TIMELINE
2009

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

2008

In 2008, Forbes listed him as the 61st highest paid CEO in a list of U

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

2003

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

1999

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

1993

On his 30th birthday in 1993, Huang co-founded Nvidia and is currently the CEO and President

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

1963

Jen-Hsun “Jensen” Huang (Chinese: 黃仁勳; pinyin: Huáng Rénxūn; born February 17, 1963) is a Taiwan born American entrepreneur and businessman

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