Proven leader of large-scale projects from specification to final product.
Very proficient in all stages of VLSI hardware design including specification,
architecture, design, implementation, verification, and productization.
Excellent communicator, problem solver, and technical lead.
Experienced with writing system, user application, and EDA software.
10/06 - present
Director of Engineering, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Santa Clara, CA, Graphics
Product Group, Visual and Media Business Unit.
AMD acquired ATI in October 2006.
Playing key role in the management team responsible for integrating ATI and AMD
after acquisition, ranging from being member of IT Steering Committee to decide on IT
strategy for combined company and setting up processes for export controls and
licenses for business unit to helping select process for company-wide Fusion projects.
9/03 - 10/06
Director of Engineering, ATI Technologies, Inc., Santa Clara, CA, Discrete Graphics
Hardware, PC Business Unit.
ATI designs and manufactures video graphics and multimedia hardware.
Managing all technical and operational aspects of multiple high-performance desktop &
mobile discrete graphics processor designs. To date, have managed designs of 21
GPUs (e.g., Radeon X1300, X1950, etc.) including as many as 10 concurrently with as
many as 700M+ transistors. Revenues for most of the above GPUs are in the multiple
$100M range each with annual totals in the $1.3-1.9B range.
Coordinating architecture, technology, and operational teams to specify architectures,
process technologies, and performance, power & cost targets for designs.
Managing multiple logic & physical design, integration, DFT, and verification teams,
ranging from 15-75 people per project, to implement above GPU designs.
Coordinating internal & external IP vendors, marketing teams, package, board, &
software design teams, bringup & qualification teams, and external vendors including
foundries to bring above GPU designs to market