Broadcom Founder Henry Samueli Wins 2012 Marconi Prize
Press Release – MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, June 19, 2012
Henry SamueliPioneered Development and Commercialization of Broadband Circuits
Henry Samueli, co-founder of Broadcom Corporation, has won the prestigious 2012 Marconi Society Prize and Fellowship. Samueli, whose work led to the explosive growth of the consumer broadband industry, was selected for his pioneering advances in the development and commercialization of analog and mixed signal circuits for modern communication systems, in particular the cable modem.
Those innovations also built the foundation of Irvine, Calif.-based Broadcom Corporation and enabled the company’s subsequent expansion into other broadband markets such as Ethernet networking and wireless communications. Since its founding in 1991, Broadcom has grown to become one of the world’s leading suppliers of broadband communications semiconductors.