Sanjay Mehrotra has served as a director since July 2009. Sanjay Mehrotra co-founded SanDisk Corporation in 1988 and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2011, and has been a director since July 2010.He previously served as its President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President and Vice President of Engineering.Under his guidance, the company has expanded its focus to include solid state drive (SSD) solutions for the enterprise, as well as new growth strategies for the mobile and client computing segments, established and emerging retail markets, and investments into NAND scaling and post-NAND technologies.
Sanjay Mehrotra has more than 30 years of experience in the non-volatile semiconductor memory industry, including engineering and engineering management positions at SanDisk, Integrated Device Technology, Inc., SEEQ Technology, Inc., Intel Corporation and Atmel Corporation.Sanjay Mehrotra earned B.S. and M.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).Sanjay Mehrotra holds more than 70 patents and has published articles in the area of non-volatile memory design and flash memory systems.His recognitions include receiving the 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley and being a joint recipient of the 2006 IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Device Technology Award.
Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
2011 - Current (over 5 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|May 12, 2016||iMore - Western Digital finalizes $16 billion SanDisk acquisition|
|Mar 15, 2016||SiliconBeat - Green light for Western Digital-SanDisk merger|
|Jan 28, 2016||The Register - SanDisk struggles to fatten itself up ahead of WD takeover|
|Dec 15, 2015||The Register - Oh my Tosh: SanDisk chatted to 3 other buyers before WD slurp|
|Oct 24, 2015||Vator.tv - M&A roundup - week ending 10/24/15|
|Oct 22, 2015||Beta News - Western Digital acquires SanDisk in $19 billion deal|
|Oct 21, 2015||TechCrunch - Western Digital To Aquire SanDisk For $19 Billion|
|Oct 21, 2015||WSJ - ATD - Western Digital to Buy SanDisk for $19 Billion|