How Nvidia, founder and CEO Jensen Huang designed microprocessors for AMD before establishing Nvidia

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A little background…

After beginning his studies at Oregon State University at the age of 16 and graduating in 1984 with a degree in electrical engineering, Jen-Hsun Huang’s first job was designing microprocessors for AMD.

Prior to founding Nvidia in 1993, Huang earned a master’s in electrical engineering at Stanford and served as the Director of Coreware at LSI Corporation (acquired by Avago/Broadcom in 2014).

You can watch Huang recount the history himself in his 2013 speech to Oregon State University students, which took place in the Jen-Hsun and Lori Huang atrium of the Kelley Engineering Center at OSU. Watch below.

Random fact: Nvidia was named after the Latin word ‘Invidia,’ meaning ‘Envy.’

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