Sehat Sutardja, maybe some Indonesian didn’t know who he is. But, in U.S, who doesn’t know him ? Sehat is a one of success immigrant in U.S, he emigrated to the U.S. when he was 19 years old. Sehat Sutardja, his wife, and his brother started Marvell Technology Group a decade ago with the crazy idea of entering a semiconductor niche already crowded by two dozen competitors. Big ones, in fact, like Texas Instruments (ticker: TXN), STMicroelectronics (STM) and National Semiconductor (NSM).
As co-founder of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., Dr. Sutardja has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of its Board of Directors since its inception and as Chairman of the Board since 2003. In addition, he serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, and as a Director of Marvell’s U.S. operating subsidiary, Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. While remaining deeply involved in the daily challenges of running a global growth company, Dr. Sutardja participates heavily in Marvell’s engineering and marketing efforts across analog, video processor, and microprocessor design while offering input across all of the company’s other product lines.
Who knows that in just 10 years, Dr.Sutardja can lead Marvell that has 1800 employees and transformed into worth billions dollars company. Based on the success and experience, Sehat giva an advice to his students:
“Learn as much as possible, about the software, biology, advanced physics, all things. Knowing the type of knowledge alone is not enough. Many people stop learning when they want to become an entrepreneur. That is the biggest mistake there. “
Course : Software Engineering Assignment
Lecturer : Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari M.Sc, MM