Awards to be Presented at the GSA Awards Virtual Celebration on Dec. 9

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce its 2021 award nominees. The prestigious awards will be presented at GSA’s Virtual Awards Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. This year’s program will focus on the resiliency and achievements of the semiconductor industry and its ability to connect us all.

The Awards Celebration will recognize individuals and companies that have demonstrated excellence through their vision, innovation, execution, and future opportunity. The nominees will be honored for their achievements in several categories ranging from outstanding leadership to financial accomplishments, as well as overall respect within the industry.

The 2021 Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award recipient is Dr. Walden “Wally” C. Rhines, President & CEO of Cornami, Inc.

The award categories and nominees (in alphabetical order) are as follows:

Rising Women of Influence Award

  • Rashmi Char, VP, Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • Dina McKinney, Sr. VP, Hardware Processors Business Unit, Marvell
  • Teresa McLaurin, Fellow & Sr. Director of DFT (Design for Test) Architecture, ARM
  • Mydung Pham, Corporate VP, Silicon Design Engineering, AMD

Start-Up to Watch Award

  • Astera Labs
  • Ayar Labs
  • Menlo Micro

Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company Award

  • Ampere Computing
  • SambaNova Systems
  • SiFive

Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company Award
(Achieving $100 to $500 Million in Annual Sales)

  • Ambarella
  • Lattice Semiconductor
  • Vicor

Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Award
(Achieving $500 Million to $1 Billion in Annual Sales)

  • Nordic Semiconductor
  • Silicon Labs
  • Wolfspeed, Inc.

Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Award
(Achieving $1 Billion to $5 Billion in Annual Sales)

  • Marvell
  • Qorvo
  • Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
  • Xilinx, Inc.

Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Award
(Achieving Greater than $5 Billion in Annual Sales)

  • AMD
  • Analog Devices
  • NVIDIA

Best Financially Managed Semiconductor Company Award
(Achieving Up to $1 Billion in Annual Sales)

  • ELAN Microelectronics Corp.
  • FocalTech Systems Co., Ltd.
  • Holtek Semiconductor Inc.

Best Financially Managed Semiconductor Company Award
(Achieving Greater than $1 Billion in Annual Sales)

  • AMD
  • Broadcom Inc.
  • Qualcomm Inc.

Analyst Favorite Semiconductor Company Award
(Chosen by managing director Rajvindra Gill of Needham & Company, LLC)

  • NVIDIA
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • Synaptics

Analyst Favorite Semiconductor Company Award
(Chosen by managing director Mark Lipacis of Jefferies, LLC)

  • Allegro MicroSystems
  • Marvell
  • onsemi

Outstanding Asia Pacific Semiconductor Company Award

  • MediaTek Inc.
  • Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
  • SK hynix Inc.
  • UNISOC Technologies Co., Ltd.

Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company Award

  • Graphcore
  • Nordic Semiconductor
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • Xsight Labs

About the GSA Awards Virtual Celebration:
The GSA Awards Celebration is the industry’s premier annual event attracting more than 1500 leaders to celebrate the accomplishments of this industry and honor the best performing companies and top leaders. Each year the GSA recognizes companies that have demonstrated excellence through their vision, strategy, execution and future opportunity. The celebration honors the achievements of semiconductor companies in several categories ranging from outstanding leadership to financial accomplishments, as well as overall respect within the industry. To register for this year’s virtual celebration, please visit the Awards registration page.

About GSA
GSA is Where Leaders Meet to establish an efficient, profitable and sustainable high technology global ecosystem encompassing semiconductors, software, solutions, systems and services. A leading industry organization that represents more than 25 countries and 250 corporate members, including 100 public companies, GSA provides a unique, neutral platform for collaboration, where global executives interface and innovate with peers, partners and customers to accelerate industry growth and maximize return on invested and intellectual capital. Members of the GSA represent 70 percent of the $450B+ semiconductor industry and continue to grow. For more information about GSA, please visit www.gsaglobal.org. Follow GSA on LinkedInFacebookInstagramTwitterYouTube and WeChat.

Contacts
Traci Brandon
(972) 866-7579 ext. 151
tbrandon@gsaglobal.org