December 13, 2011 — The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) named its 2011 awards recipients at a celebration last week in CA. Outstanding semiconductor companies worldwide were recognized for "success, vision and strategy in the industry." Winners are listed below, and you can see all this year’s nominees here.
Several companies maintained their positions (Intel, Ambarella, etc.) from the 2010 GSA awards.
The Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award:
Dr. Henry Samueli, co-founder and chief technology officer of Broadcom Corporation. Dr. Samueli has made the kind of exceptional contributions to drive the development, innovation, growth and long-term opportunities for the semiconductor industry that honor Dr. Chang’s legacy.
Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Achieving $500M to $10B in Annual Sales: Broadcom Corporation
Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Achieving $10B or Greater in Annual Sales: Intel Corporation
Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company: NetLogic Microsystems, Inc.
Most Respected Private Company: Ambarella, Inc.
Best Financially Managed Company: Avago Technologies
Outstanding Revenue Growth by a Private Semiconductor Company (Companies that doubled their revenue over eight consecutive quarters ending June 2011): SandForce, Inc. and Silicon Mitus, Inc.
Start-Up to Watch: Amalfi Semiconductor
Outstanding APAC Semiconductor Company: Global Unichip Corporation
Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company: Dialog Semiconductor.
Favorite Analyst Semiconductor Company:
- Qualcomm, Inc., named by Barclays Capital
- Cavium, Inc., named by Morgan Stanley
- Broadcom Corporation, named by Needham & Company
The Awards Dinner Celebration’s title sponsor was TSMC; VIP Sponsor NASDAQ OMX; Networking Reception Sponsor GLOBALFOUNDRIES; as well as general sponsors Accenture, Advantest, Amkor Technology, ARM, ASE Group, Barclays Capital, Bristlecone, Broadcom, Cadence Design Systems, CSR, Dialog Semiconductor, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, IBM, Integrated Device Technology (IDT), J.P. Morgan, KPMG, MagnaChip Semiconductor, Marvell, Model N, Morgan Stanley, Needham & Co., NetLogic Microsystems, NVIDIA, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Qualcomm, Samsung Semiconductor, SAP, UC Irvine and UMC.
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. Internet: www.gsaglobal.org.