Henry Samueli

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"Dr. Henry Samueli co-founded Broadcom Corporation in 1991 and currently serves as Chief Technical Officer of the company. Broadcom is a global leader in providing semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Dr. Samueli helps drive the vision of Broadcom's research and development activities and he also helps coordinate corporate-wide engineering development initiatives.

"Dr. Samueli has also been a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he has supervised research programs in broadband communications circuits and digital signal processing. He has published over 100 technical papers in these areas and he is a named inventor in 62 U.S. patents.

"Dr. Samueli received a BS, MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from UCLA in 1975, 1976, and 1980, respectively. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in 2000, a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2003, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2004.

"The success of Broadcom Corporation has provided Henry and Susan the opportunity to support many worthwhile nonprofit organizations. After Broadcom’s initial public offering in 1998 they created the Samueli Foundation and to date they have gifted over $200 million in the areas of Education, Health, Social Services, the Performing Arts, and Jewish Culture. In 2003 and 2004 Susan and Henry were listed among BusinessWeek’s 50 Most Generous Philanthropists in the nation. "[1]

Married to Susan Samueli.


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  1. Samueli Institute Henry Samueli, organizational web page, accessed July 28, 2013.