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NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Wins Robert N. Noyce Award | Ruri Web

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NVIDIA, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) computing technology,www.nvidia.co.kr, CEO Jensen Huang) has been awarded the 2021 Robert N. Noyce Award by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Receives Robert N. Noyce Award

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), a gathering of companies that employ 250,000 workers in the United States and generated more than $200 billion in U.S. sales last year, will attend the annual dinner for more than 200 people, including the governors of Indiana and Michigan and more than 20 CEOs. Industry executives attended.

SIA Chairman and CEO John Neuffer said, “CEO Jensen Huang is an icon in the semiconductor industry. “Since starting Nvidia in 1993 in a rental townhouse in Fremont, California, today, he’s become one of the most successful CEOs in the industry’s longest career, building the eighth most valuable company in the world by market capitalization today.” CEO Jensen Huang said, “I feel that this award was received on behalf of all the employees of NVIDIA. This award is the result of the hard work of the employees.”

The Noyce Award, held annually since 1991, is awarded to technology and business leaders who have contributed to the advancement of semiconductors, including integrated circuit inventor Jack Kilby. Two of Huang’s mentors are also Noyce Award recipients. Morris Chang, founder and former CEO of TSMC, the world’s first and largest chip foundry, was awarded the award in 2008, while John Hennessy, Alphabet Chairman and former Stanford University President, was awarded in 2018. received an award in Hennessy’s disciple, Jensen Huang, interviewed Hennessy on stage at the 2018 event.

In a stage interview with author and former chief technology writer for the New York Times, John Markoff, Huang shared his story, technology and industry insights. Jensen Huang shares his memories of programming Apple II computers in high school, his first job as a microprocessor designer at AMD, and then starting Nvidia with Chris Malachowsky and Curtis Priem. did.

a million-fold leap

Huang shared his vision for accelerated computing with AI on projects like Earth-2, a supercomputer for climate science. “We will build a digital twin of the planet and employ some of the best computer scientists on the planet to explore and mitigate the impacts of climate change,” he said.

Jensen Huang also expressed optimism about Silicon Valley’s innovation culture. “The concept of Silicon Valley doesn’t have to be geographical,” he said. We can convey this sentiment to the world, but we must remain humble and remember that we are not alone here and serve others.”

Playing a pivotal role in the field of AI

The Noyce Award comes two months after TIME magazine selected CEO Jensen Huang as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2021. Huang, along with US President Joe Biden, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and singer Billie Eilish, is one of seven on the cover of iconic weekly magazines.

The video below, screened at the event, attended by prominent tech experts, including executives from Adobe, IBM and Zoom, highlights the story of Jensen Huang and Nvidia’s influence. In the video, machine learning pioneer and entrepreneur Andrew Ng explains Huang’s pivotal role in AI.

“Many advances in AI over the past decade would not have been possible without the visionary leadership of Jensen Huang,” said Andrew Ng, founder and CEO of DeepLearning.AI and Landing AI. Semiconductor industry, AI, the world His contribution to the world is almost immeasurable.”

Reporter Yoo Dong-shik [email protected]


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