Sanjay Mehrotra, an Indian American business executive, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Micron Technology. He has been serving as the CEO of Micron since May 2017 after an impressive career at SanDisk Corporation. As of 14 January 2022, the net worth of Mehrotra stood at nearly $73.9 Million dollars.
Sanjay was co-founder of SanDisk, and served as president and CEO of SanDisk until 'Western Digital' acquired it in 2016. At Sandisk, he led the company from start-up in 1988 until its eventual sale in 2016. For about 5 years, from 2011 to 2016, he served as its president and CEO. He also served as a member of its board of directors from July 2010 to May 2016.
Before SanDisk, Mehrotra held design engineering positions at Integrated Device Technology, Inc., SEEQ Technology and Intel Corporation. Also, he served on the board of directors of Cavium, Inc., and at present serves on the board of CDW Corporation.
Sanjay Mehrotra was born on June 27, 1958 in Kanpur, India. His father was a liaison officer in the cotton industry, later Mehrotra's family moved to New Delhi. An ardent Maths and Science lover, Sanjay Mehrotra completed his schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, a top-ranking high school in New Delhi. Later at the age of 18 he moved to USA for further studies. He earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley and is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program (SEP). He holds more than 70 patents along with this he has published articles in the areas of nonvolatile memory design and flash memory systems.
He is married to Sangeeta Mehrotra and the couple is blessed with two children.