Dr. Lisa Su, Chair and CEO of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), has spearheaded the company's rise to the forefront of high-performance and adaptive computing. Her leadership has driven AMD to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges by providing cutting-edge computing and artificial intelligence solutions.

Dr. Su's journey with AMD began in January 2012, when she joined as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Business Units. In this role, she was instrumental in overseeing the comprehensive execution of AMD's products and solutions. Under her guidance, AMD has seen significant advancements, cementing its position as a key player in the semiconductor industry.

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Prior to joining AMD, Dr. Su worked for IBM for 13 years, holding a variety of senior positions in both engineering and business. She was responsible for overseeing IBM's silicon technologies, joint development partnerships, and semiconductor R&D activities while serving as Vice President of the Semiconductor Research and Development Center. Before her significant career at IBM, Dr. Su was employed by Texas Instruments Inc. from 1994 to 1995 as a member of the technical staff in the Semiconductor Process and Device Center.

Dr.Su's academic background is as impressive as her professional career. She holds bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). An accomplished engineer, Dr. Su has authored over 40 technical papers and was honored as a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) in 2009. Her achievements have been widely recognized. In 2018, she was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering and received the Global Semiconductor Association’s Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award. The following year, Fortune magazine ranked her #2 on its “Business Person of the Year” list. In 2020, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and received the Grace Hopper Technical Leadership Abie Award. Her accolades continued in 2021 when she was awarded the IEEE’s Robert N. Noyce Medal, the organization’s highest semiconductor honor.

Dr. Su also plays a significant advisory role in national science and technology policy. In 2021, President Biden appointed her to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), where she continues to serve. Additionally, she is a board member of the Semiconductor Industry Association, participates in the Business Roundtable, and is involved with the Department of Homeland Security’s Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security Board. Under Dr. Su’s leadership, AMD continues to innovate and lead in the semiconductor industry, reaffirming her status as a transformative leader and a driving force behind technological progress.