In 1993, Jensen Huang helped change the world when he founded Nvidia. The innovative creation of graphic processing units (GPUs)—as well as all of the parallel technological advancements that have come along with them—generated a new age that has allowed technology to become the pervasive entity that we can no longer live without. Nvidia is one of the companies responsible for the integration of the GPU into every aspect of digital life as we know it today.
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Year Founded: 1993
Headquarters: Santa Clara, Calif.