Fermi Wang

’89, ’91; CEO, AMBARELLA, INC.

Dr. Wang is CEO and co-founder of Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), which is a leading developer of low-power, high-definition (HD) and Ultra HD video compression and image processing solutions. He is a serial entrepreneur and a video compression technology expert. Dr. Wang holds several digital video-related patents, including one of MPEGLA's core MPEG-2 and MPEG-4/AVC patents.

Prior to Ambarella, Dr. Wang was CEO and co-founder of Afara Websystems, which pioneered server throughput computing. Afara was acquired by Sun Microsystems.

Afara’s multi-core, multi-thread CPU is the critical technology in Oracle/Sun’s UltraSPARC roadmap. Before founding Afara, Dr. Wang served in senior engineering and business management roles at C-Cube Microsystems.

Dr. Wang holds a Ph.D. (1991) and Master (1989) Electrical Engineering, Columbia University.