Posted: January 28, 2021
The Chairman of Broadcom Inc.’s Board of Directors, Dr. Henry Samueli, has been awarded the 2021 IEEE Founders Medal “for his leadership in research, development and commercialization of broadband communication and networking technology with global impact.” The Founders Medal was first established by the Institute of Radio Engineers in 1952, and past recipients have included David Sarnoff, William Hewlett, David Packard and Robert Marriott, among other tech and engineering luminaries.
Dr. Samueli is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering. He received a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a named inventor in 75 U.S. patents.
He co-founded Broadcom Corporation in 1991 and has been the Chairman of the Board of Broadcom Inc. since December 2018.
(Image of Founders Medal courtesy of IEEE Awards)