Jensen Huang, Taiwanese-American billionaire co-founder and CEO of Nvidia, is named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People annually.
Huang, who holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, is considered one of the most tech-savvy executives, according to Andrew Ng, founder of DeepLearning.AI, who wrote an article about him for Time.
The decision to focus on GPUs proved to be forward-thinking, with the company making billions of dollars every year making products for gamers and datacenters. The importance of GPUs increased when they turned out to be well suited not only for simulating in games but also for speeding up scientific computing and artificial intelligence algorithms. And, although the source does not mention another area of \ u200b \ u200buse of GPUs, everyone knows what role they play in the extraction of cryptocurrencies.
In addition to Huang, Tim Cook and Elon Musk, the CEOs of Apple and Tesla, also appear in Time's 2021 edition.