SUNNYVALE, CA and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – JUNE 7, 2016 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high performance cloud and storage networking solutions, announced today that Eyal Waldman, Mellanox’s Founder, President and CEO, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
The annual ceremony for awarding Honorary Doctorates was held on June 6, 2016, where Mr. Waldman was presented with the coveted title. The prestigious ceremony was attended by world leaders and experts in science, technology, politics and other disciplines. Alongside Mr. Waldman, the distinguished degree was presented to leading figures from all over the world, including Dr. David Skorton and Professor Edwin Thomas – both from the United States; Professor Jacques Lewiner from France; and Dov Moran from Israel.
“Technion continues to make a difference in the world through education and leadership,” said Eyal Waldman, Mellanox’s Founder, President and CEO. “At Mellanox we strive to do the same – change the world for the better through technology and innovation. At Technion, the leaders of tomorrow are being forged in an environment of creativity and invention where students learn through education that nothing is impossible.”
The degree was awarded to Mr. Waldman for his vision and determination to establish Mellanox Technologies, a company that, since its inception in 1999, has continuously contributed to innovation and creativity in Israel, the United States and worldwide, while providing consistent support for youth science and engineering educational programs.
Technion is ranked among the world’s leading science and technology universities, and strives tirelessly to develop human capital, leadership, knowledge creation, while advancing the state of Israel and improving the human condition. Technion is the first academic institution in Israel to provide a full academic degree in the United States that is awarded by Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute in New York. Moreover, Technion has joined forces with Shantou University in China in order to establish a joint academic-technological institute that symbolizes a new era in higher education, research and innovation in the fields of engineering, science and life sciences in China.
By receiving this degree, Eyal Waldman joins an exclusive list of honorees including Albert Einstein, Michael Bloomberg, Gil Shwed, Zubin Mehta and many others.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, software and silicon, that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage, network security, telecom and financial services. More information is available at www.mellanox.com.
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