Dr. Pantas Sutardja is founder, president and CEO of Latticework.

A legend in the storage industry, Dr. Sutardja has over 25 years of experience in the storage and semiconductor industry. He began his career at IBM Almaden Research Center where he developed the company’s first CMOS read channel chip. Dr. Sutardja and his brother would eventually team up to create Marvell Technology Group Limited in 1995, turning a startup into a publicly traded global leader in storage with several billion storage chips sold to date.

Now, Dr. Sutardja has turned his storage sights to the hybrid cloud with Latticework leading the development of hybrid cloud-edge solutions to meet consumer demand for more storage and bandwidth related to skyrocketing data and video usage. The company’s first product, Amber, is the first personal storage device that provides consumers with security and privacy not available in public offerings.

In his personal life, Dr. Sutardja is a noted philanthropist, establishing the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at UC Berkeley, and, with his wife, creating a private foundation with an initial focus on education and medical fields.

Dr. Sutardja holds BS, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from University of California, Berkeley.