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October 30th, 2020

Adhir Mattu Named Global Winner of the 2020 Bay Area CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards

By Lindsey Moore, Marketing Coordinator, Marvell

The BayAreaCIO recognized chief information officers in eight key categories – Leadership, Super Global, Global, Large Enterprise, Enterprise, Large Corporate, Corporate, and Nonprofit/Public Sector.

“The BayAreaCIO ORBIE winners demonstrate the value great leadership creates. Especially in these uncertain times, CIOs are leading in unprecedented ways and enabling the largest work-from-home experiment in history,” according to Lourdes Gipson, Executive Director of BayAreaCIO. “The ORBIE Awards are meaningful because they are judged by peers – CIOs who understand how difficult this job is and why great leadership matters.”

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the United States. Since inception in 1998, over 1,200 CIOs have been honored as finalists and over 300 CIO of the Year winners have received the prestigious ORBIE Award. The ORBIE honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.

Congratulations again to our very own Adhir Mattu on this honorable win!

To learn more about the winners (Click Here)

October 30th, 2020

Matt Murphy Talks Inphi Acquisition on CNBC’s Squawk Alley

By Stacey Keegan, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Marvell

Yesterday Marvell announced its intent to join forces with Inphi, a leader in high-speed data movement. A premier company in the semiconductor industry, and one of the highest regarded companies in our space, Inphi’s highly complementary portfolio accelerates growth and leadership in cloud and 5G. The combination of the two companies is expected to create a U.S. semiconductor powerhouse with an enterprise value of approximately $40 billion.

Combined with explosive Internet traffic growth and the rollout of new ultra-fast 5G wireless networks, the importance of Inphi’s high-speed data interconnect solutions will only accelerate. The merged company will be uniquely positioned to serve the data-driven world, addressing high growth, attractive end markets – cloud data center and 5G.

President and CEO of Marvell, Matt Murphy had the opportunity to discuss the deal with CNBC’s Squawk Alley team after the news broke yesterday morning. Catch a replay of that video broadcast here to learn more.

Press Release: (Click Here)


Analyst commentary from Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy and Daniel Newman of Futurum Research: (Click Here)

October 9th, 2020

Matt Murphy Joins CNBC’s Jim Cramer for a Post Investor Day Discussion on Mad Money

By Stacey Keegan, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Marvell

Following the company’s 2020 Investor Day, Marvell President and CEO, Matt Murphy, joined Jim Cramer on CNBC’s Mad Money to discuss yesterday’s event highlights. Calling out significant growth opportunities across Marvell’s key market segments – including #5G, #DataCenter #Cloud and #Automotive – Murphy noted that adoption of both 5G and Cloud remain in the early innings and that Marvell is well positioned to see continued benefits from these long-term growth markets.

As working from home accelerates digital transformation, Marvell is building the next generation data infrastructure semiconductor technology that will power the world’s progress.



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August 28th, 2020

Matt Murphy Talks Marvell’s Market Traction on CNBC’s Squawk Alley

By Stacey Keegan, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Marvell

Marvell President and CEO, Matt Murphy, discussed Marvell’s second quarter Earnings beat this morning with the CNBC Squawk Alley team. 

Marvell’s growth is being driven by our success in our key data infrastructure end markets. Particularly, in looking at 5G wireless infrastructure we have seen 4 consecutive quarters of sequential growth. Right now, this is particularly pronounced in China, where 5G is being rolled out. But with other countries working on rollout plans, and 4 of the top 5 base station vendors as Marvell customers, the growth from 5G is just beginning.

Marvell also has a large and growing data center business, with both enterprise on-prem datacenters and now the cloud. We announced last quarter that cloud is now over 10% of our revenue and growing fast. And the reason we are seeing strong growth is that we are producing the key storage and security products for cloud. This includes chips for huge multi-terabyte hard drives, where all cloud data is stored. It also includes our networking products, which doubled year-over-year. And finally, growth in this area includes Marvell’s custom products that came to us through a recent acquisition. This is how several of the larger datacenter operators like to buy chips. Where we build exactly what they want. 

Watch the full interview here.

June 3rd, 2020

Matt Murphy Shares Marvell’s Transformation Journey and Market Insights on CNBC’s Mad Money

By Stacey Keegan, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Marvell

Marvell President and CEO, Matt Murphy, sat down with Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money for a virtual chat about Marvell’s focus on data infrastructure opportunities. Jim opened the segment congratulating Matt on a spectacular quarter and the company’s 25th anniversary: “This is not the Marvell of 25 years ago or even 25 months ago.”

With the company’s new brand identity on display, Matt explained: “It’s been a great 25-year celebration of the company this year. We’ve gone through a pretty substantial transformation really over the last 3-4 years…we set out to transform the company into a long-term player with a real focus around what we viewed as the data infrastructure opportunity and as you can see, as the strategy has played out over the last few years its extremely relevant in today’s environment with now major growth drivers of the company and our back in 5G, cloud, segments of enterprise and automotive.”

Matt continued by highlighting Marvell’s traction as one of the leading providers of Ethernet technology, powering the network backbone of future automobiles through partnership with 16 different car OEMs – 3 of which will ramp this year and the balance of them in model year 21.

When asked about the big gains in 5G, Matt affirmed the design wins the company has secured have resulted in “significant content across all the remaining key four players in 5G systems.”

Matt closed the interview explaining his focus on “solving for value and not overall aggregate revenue.”

To hear more about Matt’s discussion with Jim Cramer, watch the full video below.

May 21st, 2020

Essential technology, done right – introducing the new Marvell

By Chris Koopmans, EVP of Marketing and Business Operations

Our transformation
Today we launched Marvell’s new brand identity. In many ways it’s long overdue – as it represents the transformation journey we have been on over the past four years and reflects the new company we have already become.

Often when a company embarks on a major change, one of the first things they focus on is their external image. They update their logo, web page, and collateral to resemble the brand they aspire to, and then work to make reality match the aspiration. But in our industry, a company’s brand is their reputation, and a reputation is earned. That’s why, at Marvell, we started with the hard part – we established our new strategy, transformed our business and revamped our culture first, and now we are revealing a new brand that reflects who we are. I believe that signifies our culture – focus on the substance first.

I joined Marvell four years ago – just a few weeks prior to Matt taking over as CEO – so I’ve been on this journey every step of the way. I’ve had the privilege of holding a variety of leadership roles through the transformation, giving me a unique perspective on the company we have become. So, when Matt came to me last year with a new challenge – to lead our Marketing team through a rebuild of Marvell’s external image – I was thrilled about the opportunity.

Essential technology, done right
At its core, the New Marvell is a company focused on building essential technology for data infrastructure. What is data infrastructure? Data infrastructure is to our digital world what physical infrastructure (think railroads and highways) is to our physical world. It’s comprised of our vast wired and wireless networks that connect the globe, massive data centers that store and process information, and newly emerging edge infrastructure such as smart cars, cities, and factories.

As a society, we often take our infrastructure for granted. We just expect it to work, and to keep up with our ever-growing demand for more. We only take notice when it doesn’t work. This holds for physical and data infrastructure alike – a pothole in a road is just as annoying as a dead zone in a cellular network. Why won’t somebody just fix this? It turns out there are in fact a legion of companies working in the background not only to keep it running but innovating to meet the ever-growing demand for more, and Marvell is privileged to call them our customers.

That is why our brand is built on a foundation of collaboration and partnership with our customers, and we go all in with them to power what comes next. Trusted by leading technology companies for 25 years, we sit shoulder-to-shoulder with them to build best-in-class storage, networking, compute, and security solutions to meet their current needs and future ambitions. We’re driven by the belief that how we do things matters just as much as what we do. Working with Marvell means reliable results, superior performance, nimble dexterity, and rigorous execution. Our customers have come to expect it. It’s in our DNA.

New Marvell brand
The COVID-19 crisis interrupted our plans to launch our new brand earlier this year. In fact, the simplest and easiest decision would have been to postpone the launch until after we returned to the office. But that would have been a mistake. Never has the new Marvell been more on display than it has shown to be throughout this crisis – as we put our people first, and take care of the communities in which we live and work. Our teams continue to work tirelessly, and creatively, to keep projects on track and deliver innovations for our customers – listening and adapting to their changing needs along the way.

Drawing inspiration from this incredible determination, our marketing team felt compelled to find a way to launch. I couldn’t be prouder of Marvell’s cross functional brand team for changing course quickly, revising plans, and successfully executing on a much-anticipated launch – virtually! This has been yet another example of just how resilient and tenacious our people are – as they continue to persevere and show amazing ingenuity through this unique time.

April 2nd, 2020

Taking care of our People and our Communities

By Matt Murphy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marvell

The world as we knew it just a few months ago may never be quite the same again. This pandemic has created an extraordinary crisis that will test our systems and our values alike. It also reminds us of what we hold most dear – our personal connections with other people. As billions of us shelter in our homes around the clock – working, exercising, educating, and sharing the same space – it is an opportunity to appreciate quality time with our immediate family. But we are also missing our connections with loved ones who aren’t under the same roof, and worry about the health and safety of our more vulnerable relatives. We miss seeing our colleagues at work – not on a computer screen, but in hallways and over lunch. And we miss seeing friends in our communities, enjoying a meal at our favorite restaurant, shopping at the farmers market, and hiking in our now shuttered parks.

So, as the world confronts this pandemic, my thoughts turn to our people – protecting and supporting our employees, their families, and the neighborhoods in which we live and work. The toll this pandemic is inflicting on our communities is enormous and disproportionate in its impact on low-income and hourly-wage workers who are finding it hard or impossible to an earn income as workplaces are closed and workers furloughed.

In the face of this unfolding crisis, it is incumbent on businesses to come together with public and civic organizations to help those most in need. Today, we announced what Marvell is doing:

  • Supporting our hourly workers: We are continuing to pay our hourly workers in full, as well as the service providers that support our facilities, regardless of whether they can fully perform their duties.
  • Supporting our communities: We have created a $1.5 million Community Relief Fund to support those most impacted in the communities where the company has a significant presence. As a part of this fund, Marvell will match 100% of employee donations to selected COVID-19 relief funds up to $2,500 per employee.
  • Silicon Valley Strong: We are making an initial $250,000 donation from the Community Relief Fund to Silicon Valley Strong in conjunction with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to support Santa Clara County’s Homelessness Prevention System by providing financial assistance to low income residents who have lost income as a result of COVID-19.
  • Second Harvest of Silicon Valley:  In addition to the Community Relief Fund, as long as the cafeteria at our headquarters in Santa Clara remains closed, Marvell will donate its entire grocery budget, $250,000 per month, to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley. Second Harvest is one of the nation’s largest food banks and is focused on ensuring everyone in the community who needs a healthy meal can get one.
  • Supporting small businesses: Many of our smaller vendors who already operate on thin margins may struggle during this time, and we will be flexible to accelerate payments to them to aid with cash flow issues during this crisis.

Inevitably, times of crisis test us all. In today’s almost surreal environment of dislocation and uncertainty, I have never been prouder of our team, our perseverance as a company, and our commitment to helping others. We are in the fortunate position of being able to support our people, and give back to our communities, at a time when it really counts. I know that together we will overcome this pandemic to build a better future for everyone.

Thank you and stay healthy.

Matt