Nvidia Corp (NVDA)

About NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Company Description:


NVIDIA Corporation leads the field in graphics processing unit (GPU) design and artificial intelligence (AI) computing. Recognized for revolutionizing modern computer graphics, NVIDIA's technology is now integral in gaming, professional visualization, data centers, and automotive advancements, amongst other rapidly growing industries.

Founded by Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowsky, and Curtis Priem in April 1993, NVIDIA has established itself as a major player in the technology sector with its headquarters in Santa Clara, California, USA.


Main Product(s):


NVIDIA is best known for its graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming and professional markets, as well as its system on a chip units (SOCs) for the mobile computing and automotive market. It has also gained prominence for its AI-driven platforms which are used in a variety of applications, including deep learning, autonomous vehicles, and big data analytics.


Short History of NVIDIA Corporation:


  • April 1993 – NVIDIA was founded by Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowsky, and Curtis Priem.
  • January 1999 – The release of the GeForce 256 GPU, which was marketed as the world's first GPU.
  • 2007 – Introduced CUDA, a parallel computing platform and programming model.
  • 2016 – Ventured into AI with the launch of the DGX-1, a deep learning server based on the company's GPUs.
  • 2021 – Announced the completion of the ARM acquisition, marking a major expansion in the mobile and data center sectors. (Note: As of my last update in April 2023, the acquisition of ARM by NVIDIA was not completed due to regulatory hurdles. It would be advisable to verify the current status.)

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Jen-Hsun HuangCo-Founder, CEO, President & Director1.69M442.81M1963
Ms. Colette M. KressExecutive VP & CFO912.55kN/A1967
Ms. Debora ShoquistExecutive Vice President of Operations870.78kN/A1955
Mr. Timothy S. TeterExecutive VP, General Counsel & Secretary862.71kN/A1967
Mr. Ajay K. PuriExecutive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations993.71kN/A1955
Mr. Chris A. MalachowskyCo-Founder320kN/AN/A
Mr. Donald F. Robertson Jr.VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1969
Prof. William J. DallyChief Scientist & Senior VP of ResearchN/AN/A1961
Ms. Simona Jankowski C.F.A., J.D.Vice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Robert SherbinVice President of Corporate CommunicationsN/AN/A1959

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