Pantas Sutardja and Ting Chuk: Tech Grants

NET WORTH: Unknown

SOURCE OF WEALTH: Marvell Technology Group

FUNDING AREAS: Education, Medical

OVERVIEW: Pantas Sutardja and his wife Ting Chuk move philanthropy through the Pantas and Ting Sutardja Foundation, which strongly prioritizes educational and medical causes. Foundation giving has focused on a handful of institutions of late.

BACKGROUND: Raised in Singapore, Pantas Sutardja graduated with a B.S., M.S. and PhD in electrical engineering and computer sciences from University of California, Berkeley. He began his career at IBM Almaden Research Center where he developed the company’s first CMOS read channel chip. Sutardja and his brother Sehat cofounded Marvell Technology Group Limited in 1995, turning a startup into a publicly traded global leader in storage. He is currently CEO of LatticeWork, which develops cloud-edge solutions that tackle storage, privacy and bandwidth issues related to skyrocketing data and video consumption.

Ting Chuk graduated from UC Berkeley in 1985 and was a design engineer at Rockwell and Xerox, among other companies.

ISSUES:

EDUCATION: The couple are active at their alma mater UC Berkeley, including its College of Engineering. The couple are also UC Berkeley parents and established the Pantas and Ting Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. They’ve also supported Berkeley Public Library Foundation.

MEDICAL: The family has supported Lucile Packard Foundation.

LOOKING FORWARD: Perhaps the Sutardjas will ramp up their giving through their foundation down the line.

CONTACT:

The Pantas and Ting Sutardja Foundation does not provide a clear avenue for getting in touch but below is an address:

Pantas and Ting Sutardja Foundation
18690 Blythswood Dr.
Los Gatos, CA 95030

LINK: Pantas Sutardja Linkedin Profile