In 1999, Chris Malachowsky was on the team at NVIDIA that invented the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), an invention that transformed the consumer electronics industry. The GPU is now used by video games and virtually all social media platforms. The son of a doctor, Chris started out as pre-med but switched to engineering and got hired by Hewlett Packard. “I never felt we were at risk,” Chris says of his early start-up days. But he cautions early entrepreneurs, “don’t do it for the money or the glory. It’s too hard.”
Chris Malachowsky is a 2019 Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee.Learn more about The Video Revolution – Interview with Chris Malachowsky.
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