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[techeye] Nvidia’s CEO approached by Intel headhunters

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It’s an unlikely thing, we know, but we don’t do April Fool’s jokes. Sources at Intel Santa Clara have assured us that the CEO of Nvidia, Jen-Hsen Huang was approached by headhunters seeking for a replacement for Paul Otellini, who stands down at the chip giant at the end of May.

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Yeah, rumors of this were around a few months ago....

NVIDIA is his baby... he won't leave it. This is one of the reasons that NVIDIA is not part of AMD today.
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Yeah, rumors of this were around a few months ago....

NVIDIA is his baby... he won't leave it. This is one of the reasons that NVIDIA is not part of AMD today.

Also I think there would be some interjecting with the risk of market monopolization, but yeah this is true.

The market's fine as it is, there's no need for any change and I don't think he'll jump ship.
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I doubt he'd agree to it, the previous thing about him only working for intel if he was the CEO was about a situation where intel would have bought nvidia.

Right now he has a salary bigger than Paul Otellini ever had, he's one of the founders of his company and their future is looking pretty good at the moment. I see no reason for him to leave.
 
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NVIDIA is his baby... he won't leave it. This is one of the reasons that NVIDIA is not part of AMD today.
Indeed this
Didn't he have a Nvidia tatoo on his arm? way to go for support as CEO
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"people moving in droves to use smartphones and tablets without any X86 device inside, Intel, basically, needs to be completely re-engineered."

I never even considered this. Interesting. So AMD is certainly in a good spot right now...
 
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Knowing the struggles nVidia has had with Intel in the past, and the issues with some of the IP at nVidia _resembling_ Intel's IP and on top of that nVidia wanting to get in on the x86 licensing, I for one would not be surprised to see him move to Intel if he can keep control of nVidia. It would also benefit Intel in several aspects.

Will it happen? Probably not. Sometimes an interview with someone in this position is just a way to get other names to interview. Like when Microsoft interviewed Jordan Hubbard (guy in charge of Apples OS), they really wanted him to head up their OS division, but knew he would never leave Apple, but they got a couple of names from Jordan.
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Not happening. You can tell the way his does the presentations he loves where he is at. Carry on Jen thumb.gif
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