|University of California, Bachelor's and master's degrees|
|Electrical engineering and computer sciences|
Sanjay Mehrotra became president and chief executive officer effective January 2011. He was appointed to the SanDisk board of directors in July 2010. Mehrotra co-founded SanDisk in 1988 and was appointed president and chief operating officer in June 2006. He previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer, senior vice president of engineering, vice president of product development and director of memory design and product engineering.
Mehrotra has more than 30 years of experience in the non-volatile semiconductor memory industry, including engineering and management positions at SanDisk, Integrated Device Technology, Inc., SEEQ Technology, Inc., Intel Corporation and Atmel Corporation.
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 Executive Program. He also holds several patents and has published articles in the area of non-volatile memory design and flash memory systems. Mehrotra currently serves on the board of directors of Cavium Networks and the Engineering Advisory Board of the University of California, Berkeley.