Weili Dai

Weili Dai
Weili Dai
  • Born:
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Co-founder Former President Marvell Technology Group









Weili Dai is a Chinese-born American businesswoman. She is the co-founder, former director and former president of Marvell Technology Group. Dai is considered one of the most successful women entrepreneurs, and is the only female co-founder of a major semiconductor company. As of 2015, she is listed as the 95th richest woman in the world by Forbes.

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A lot of people believe women can't do tech-y stuff. Becoming nerdy doesn't have to mean the short-haired guy, but can be the woman with very long, beautiful hair. Women
I believe in order to make a friend, you have to be a friend.
I believe it is in the world's interest to develop environments that fully engage women and leverage their natural talents. Women
I believe women are the glue of everything. Women
I grew up in a Chinese family where the parents' No. 1 priority is the kids' education. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Families, Children & Parenting
I was very fortunate when I was little - I played basketball. You really absolutely learn how to be a team player, how to win a game, to accomplish things, not just for yourself.
In science, technology, engineering and mathematics, men far outnumber women in the classroom and the boardroom. Women ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
In terms of achievement, the pride is very important to me. It keeps me going every day. The money is always second to me. Money, Coins & Minting
It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action. Women ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Let students use technologies in the classroom.
Technology is a nerdy field. That's why I called myself a 'geek.' It requires a lot of training and encouragement at a very young age. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Technology is one of the key drivers of female economic empowerment, but the fields that women choose to participate in are still decidedly gendered. Women ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Women have their own strengths, like fashion. In technology, we can contribute in a big way in terms of the design of the user interface. Women ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology