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Marvell Co-Founder Weili Dai Selected as Commencement Speaker at UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering Graduation

Dai, a Berkeley alumnus, encourages graduates to follow their passion, be bold and change the world

Santa Clara, California (May 10, 2012) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced co-founder Weili Dai will give the commencement address at the University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering graduation ceremony on May 12, 2012. Dai, who received a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 1984, will address more than 750 baccalaureate candidates and their families in UC Berkeley’s historic Greek Theatre.

“I am very humbled and honored by the opportunity to deliver the commencement address at my own school, U.C. Berkeley,” said Weili Dai, Co-Founder of Marvell. “It is very important to me to recognize the great accomplishments of the graduates, as well as the support and contributions of the professors and parents. I truly believe that passion, determination, good principles and a great education are the key foundation for success. I hope sharing my story with this year’s graduating class will encourage a new generation of innovators and entrepreneurs to follow their passion, create their own paths, and believe in themselves that they can change the world – Go Bears!”

“Weili Dai is a testament to what UC Berkeley graduates can accomplish,” said S. Shankar Sastry, dean of the University of California, Berkeley College of Engineering. “She is a trailblazer and a global technology leader. She also shares with us a deep commitment to serving society and making a difference. I’m proud that our graduates will be inspired by one of their own and motivated to dream big.”

Event Details
Who: Weili Dai, Co-Founder of Marvell
What: Keynote Speaker at the 143rd University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering commencement ceremony (
When: 2:30 p.m. PT, May 12, 2012
Where: The UC Berkeley Greek Theatre, 2001 Gayley Road, Berkeley, Calif., 94720

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