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Sanjay Mehrotra


Sanjay Mehrotra has served as a director since July 2009. He co-founded SanDisk Corporation and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from January, 2011 until the acquisition of the company by Western Digital Corporation in May 2016. Mr. Mehrotra also served SanDisk in a variety of capacities since helping co-found the company in 1988, including as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Vice President of Engineering, Vice President of Product Development, and Director of Memory Design and Product Engineering. Mr. Mehrotra has over 35 years of experience in the non-volatile semiconductor memory industry, including engineering and management positions at Integrated Device Technology, Inc., SEEQ Technology, Inc., Intel Corporation and Atmel Corporation. Mr. Mehrotra earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California, Berkeley and is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program (SEP). In addition to the board of directors of Cavium, Inc., Mr. Mehrotra serves on the board of directors of GlobalFoundries U.S. Inc. and serves on the Engineering Advisory Board at UC Berkeley, the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council and the U.S. India Business Council (USIBC), and served on the board of directors of Western Digital Corporation from May 2016 to February 2017. Mr. Mehrotra holds more than 70 patents and has published articles in the area of non-volatile memory design and flash memory systems.

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