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|SANTA CLARA, CA—AUGUST 13, 2002—NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today named David Shannon as vice president, general counsel. Mr. Shannon will report directly to Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA’s president and CEO. Mr. Shannon comes to NVIDIA from Intel® Corporation, where he was vice president and assistant general counsel.|
“David brings to NVIDIA a wealth of cutting-edge legal experience in computer, communications, and semiconductor technologies,” stated Huang. “With David leading our legal and intellectual property efforts, we are positioned to take NVIDIA to the next level.”
Mr. Shannon brings to NVIDIA an impressive 17-year record of accomplishments focusing in the areas of litigation, antitrust, corporate licensing, and strategic business development. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Shannon practiced for eight years in the law firm of Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, focusing on complex commercial and high-tech related litigation. Mr. Shannon is a graduate of Pepperdine University where he received his undergraduate and law degree, with honors.
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