Weili Dai, Vice President of Sales for Communications and Consumer Business, Vice President and General Manager of Communications and Computing Business Unit, Marvell.
Weili Dai has been a cornerstone of Marvell's success since she co-founded the company in 1995. Ms. Dai's business acumen, strategic thinking, leadership and endless passion, have contributed greatly to Marvell's fast rise to success. Her close relationship with her customers and the foundation of the trust shared with them has given her a strong reputation for professionalism and integrity throughout the technology industry. Ms. Dai has served a pivotal role in creating some of the Company's most important strategic partnerships and under her leadership Marvell's technology has become an integral part of many of the world's most important products in enterprise, communications, consumer and emerging markets.
One of Silicon Valley's leading women executives, Ms. Dai currently serves as Vice President of Sales for Communications and Consumer Business and Vice President and General Manager of the Communications and Computing Business Unit which encompasses the Mobile Cellular Business, the Connectivity Business and Power Management Business. She has also held a number of significant positions within Marvell since she co-founded the Company: she has served as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, and General Manager of the Communications Business Group. She has also been a Director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Corporate Secretary of the Board. Prior to co-founding Marvell, Ms. Dai was involved in software development and project management at Canon Research Center America, Inc. Ms. Dai holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Ms. Dai is dedicated to the community with a passion for philanthropy. She has been the driving force behind many of Marvell's civic engagements, including participation in the One Laptop Per Child program, The MIT Media Lab Human Speechome project, charitable activities with Give2Asia, and significant donations to earthquake disaster relief in Asia. Her passion for education includes long term contributions to the Harker School and the University of California, Berkeley. Most recently she and her husband Sehat Sutardja, CEO of Marvell, along with Pantas Sutardja, CTO of Marvell, made a significant contribution to Berkeley. The building, named Sutardja Dai Hall by the University in recognition of their support, was opened in February 2009. The Sutardja Dai Hall is home to the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) will help create information technology solutions for many of our most pressing social, environmental and health care concerns.