Chief Executive Officer Profile

Sanjay Mehrotra

Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mehrotra is Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, and a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company.

Prior to becoming president and CEO in 2011, Mr. Mehrotra served as SanDisk’s President and Chief Operating Officer starting in 2006. He currently serves on SanDisk's Board of Directors, a position he's held since 2010. Under his guidance, the company has expanded its focus to include solid state drive (SSD) solutions for the enterprise, as well as new growth strategies for the mobile and client computing segments, established and emerging retail markets, and investments into NAND scaling and post-NAND technologies.

Since helping co-found SanDisk in 1988, Mr. Mehrotra has also served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Vice President of Product Development, and Director of Memory Design and Product Engineering.

Mr. Mehrotra earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program (SEP). In addition to SanDisk, he serves on the Board of Directors of Cavium, Inc. and the Global Semiconductor Alliance, the Engineering Advisory Board at UC Berkeley, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. Mr. Mehrotra is the named inventor on more than 70 patents and has published numerous articles in the area of non-volatile memory design and flash memory systems. His recognitions include receiving the 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and being a joint recipient of the 2006 IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Device Technology Award.