ISS 2014 Speaker: John Chen, Nvidia - Biography

John Y. Chen
Vice President, Technology and Foundry Operations
NVIDIA

Dr. Chen has been with NVIDIA as the V.P. of Technology & Foundry Management since 2004.  Prior to that, he was the V.P. & the Head of R&D at TSMC, the V.P. of Operations and the V.P.  of Business Development at WaferTech in Camas Washington.

Earlier in his career at Hughes Research Lab and Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, he made contributions in CMOS with more than 100 papers and a book on “CMOS Devices and Technology for VLSI”.  Dr. Chen, an IEEE Fellow, has taught at Santa Clara University and is now on its advisory board.  

He was a Howard Hughes Doctor Fellow and received a Ph.D. in EE and a Master in Executive Engineering Management, both from UCLA.  He also holds a M.S. from University of Maine and a B.S. from National Taiwan University, both in E.E.  He was a Technical Advisor for ITRI, Taiwan. He now serves on few boards in the industry and academia.