The Jakarta Post
Courtesy of Suryanata From MaverickIndonesian-born Sehat Sutardja has come a long way since his childhood days of fixing broken radios from his home in Jakarta.
He now runs a prominent technology company in Silicon Valley – the hub of the world’s tech companies.
“Everybody else was doing other things like sports, but I was just thinking about electronics – thinking about radios, thinking about semi-conductors,” he said, describing his early obsession with electronics.
Decades later, his obsession became the raison d’être of Marvell Technology Group Limited, a company specializing in designing semi-conductors, which he built with his Shang hai-born wife, Weili Dai, and his brother, Pantas Sutardja, in 1995. The three make up Marvell’s CEO, vice president and director, respectively.
The company, which posted a quarterly revenue of US$802 million...