Dr. Lisa Su

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Dr. Lisa Su

Chair and Chief Executive Officer

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As chair and chief executive officer, Dr. Lisa T. Su led the transformation of AMD into the high-performance and adaptive computing leader, and one of the fastest growing semiconductor companies in the world. Prior to serving as chair and CEO, she was the chief operating officer responsible for integrating AMD’s business units, sales, global operations and infrastructure enablement teams into a single market-facing organization responsible for all aspects of product strategy and execution. Dr. Su joined AMD in January 2012 as senior vice president and general manager, global business units and was responsible for driving end-to-end business execution of AMD products and solutions.

Prior to joining AMD, Dr. Su served as senior vice president and general manager, Networking and Multimedia at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (a semiconductor manufacturing company) and was responsible for global strategy, marketing and engineering for the company’s embedded communications and applications processor business. Dr. Su joined Freescale in 2007 as chief technology officer, where she led the company’s technology roadmap and research and development efforts.

Dr. Su spent the previous 13 years at IBM in various engineering and business leadership positions, including vice president of the Semiconductor Research and Development Center responsible for the strategic direction of IBM’s silicon technologies, joint development alliances and semiconductor R&D operations. Prior to IBM, she was a member of the technical staff at Texas Instruments Inc. in the Semiconductor Process and Device Center from 1994 to 1995.

Dr. Su has bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She has published more than 40 technical articles and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers in 2009. In 2018, Dr. Su was elected to the National Academy of Engineering and received the Global Semiconductor Association’s Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award. In 2020, Fortune named Dr. Su #2 on its “Business Person of the Year” list, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Science, and received the Grace Hopper Technical Leadership Abie Award. In 2021, she was recognized by the IEEE with its highest semiconductor honor, the Robert N. Noyce Medal, and was appointed by President Biden to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Dr. Su also serves on the board of directors for the Semiconductor Industry Association.


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AMD CEO says “AI is the Most Important Technology in 50 Years” – CNBC

“This is an Opportunity to Build a Major Growth Driver,” says AMD CEO on AI – Bloomberg  

AMD CEO says “Compute Demand Driving AI Market Opportunity” – Bloomberg  

AMD CEO: There Will be Multiple Winners in the AI Chip Battle – Yahoo! Finance  

AMD CEO: We Have an Incredibly Competitive AI Product – CNBC  

AMD CEO sees a Golden Opportunity for AMD AI Chips – FORTUNE

AMD CEO Lisa Su: We will start production on next gen A.I. chip by the end of the year – CNBC

AMD CEO on new AI superchip: This is 'incredibly powerful' technology – Yahoo

How AMD CEO Lisa Su turned AMD into a semiconductor powerhouse – Forbes

The Computer Chip Wars: How AMD Ended Intel's Market Dominance – Wall Street Journal


Advancing AI Event – YouTube

Lisa Su on Behind the Tech with Microsoft's CTO Kevin Scott

Lisa Su at Code Conference 2023

Data Center and AI Technology Premiere – YouTube

ISSCC Keynote – YouTube

Lisa Su at CES 2023 – YouTube

Lisa Su at AMD 2022 together we advance_data centers Event – YouTube

Lisa Su at AMD 2022 together we advance_gaming Event – YouTube

Lisa Su at AMD 2022 together we advance_PCs Event – YouTube

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