Flash Memory Summit Technical Chairperson, Brian Berg, interviews some of the team that was responsible for creating the first flash disk drive. Eli Harari, founder and former CEO of SanDisk, along with Firmware Engineer, John Magnan and engineer and current SanDisk CTO, Kevin Conley, discuss the important contributions Bob Norman made to this effort. Norman […]
Brian Berg of Berg Software Design, interviews Eli Harari, founder of SanDisk, at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit. The above player includes the entire hour-long discussion with Eli Harari. To skip ahead and see each snippet from this insightful conversation, go to this link: http://www.viodi.tv/category/history-2/ieee-2/eli-harari-development-of-flash-memory/
Panel Chair, Alan Weissberger introduces Brian Berg of Berg Software who moderates a discussion with Eli Harari, founder of SanDisk, on his work that led to the creation of ubiquitous solid state memory. This panel was part of the 2015 Flash Memory Summit.
Eli Harari discusses how the President Kennedy’s speech establishing the goal to send a person to the moon, inspired him as a 15-year-old living outside the United States.
Eli Harari discusses his studies at Princeton and how that formed the basis for his future work.
Eli Harari discusses his work at Hughes and how that led to his patent around the floating gate EEPROM. He also recounts a conversation he had with his wife and how her advice helped focus his development, which changed the world.
Eli Harari discusses the significance of the IEEE Milestone award, as it relates to his invention of the floating gate EEPROM.
Eli Harari looks back at his time at Intel, including a very significant conversation with Andy Grove.
Eli Harari discusses his vision for creating 4 Mbytes of EEPROM on a single wafer at his start-up Wafer Scale Integration. His story of Wafer Scale Integration is a good lesson for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who find barriers to their vision.
Eli Harari talks about the founding of SunDisk (later known as SanDisk) and his vision for high density, low weight and ubiquitous storage.