Lisa Su is a Taiwan-born American business executive. She is the CEO and President of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). She was appointed president and CEO in October 2014. She had previously been a senior vice president, corporate director, and chief operating officer at AMD.
Before joining AMD, Su worked at Texas Instruments, IBM, and Freescale Semiconductor in engineering and management positions.
Early life and education:
Su was born in Tainan, Taiwan and immigrated to the United States with her parents at the age of 3.
She has bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
In 1994 Su was a member of the technical staff at Texas Instruments, in its Semiconductor Process and Device Center (SPDC).
She spent 1995 to 2007 at IBM in engineering and business management 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.
Su joined Freescale Semiconductor in 2007 as chief technology officer, and she led the company’s technology roadmap and research and development efforts. From September 2008 she was the senior vice president and general manager of Freescale's Networking and Multimedia group, and was responsible for global strategy, marketing, and engineering for the company’s embedded communications and applications processor business.
Su became senior vice president and corporate director at AMD in January 2012, and chief operating officer in June 2014. She was appointed president and CEO of AMD in October 2014, replacing Rory Read.
Awards and honors:
Su was selected as one of the "Top 100 Young Innovators" in 2002 by MIT Technology Review.
In 2009, Su was named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), having published more than 40 technical articles.
Su was named "2014 Executive of the Year" at the EE Times and EDN 2014 ACE Awards.
Lisa Tzwu-Fang Su was born into the world in November of 1969 in Tainan, Taiwan. She was born in a Taiwanese Hokkien talking family. American business leader and electrical specialist, who is the president and CEO of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Su was designated president and CEO of AMD in October 2014, in the joining the organization in 2012 and holding jobs like senior VP of AMD's worldwide specialty units and chief operating official. Early in her profession, Su worked at Texas Instruments, IBM, and Freescale Semiconductor in engineering and the executive’s positions.
Su and her husband Dan are situated in Austin, Texas. At 3 years old with her parents Su Chun-hwai and Sandy Lo. Both she and her sibling were urged to contemplate maths and science study as youngsters. Su and Nvidia prime supporter and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang have been portrayed as cousins or niece and uncle; in any case, she has excused these cases as "false".
In June 1994, Su turned into an individual from the specialized staff at Texas Instruments, working in the organization's Semiconductor Process and Device Center (SPDC) until February 1995. Working with different IBM configuration groups on the details of the gadget, Su clarified, "my claim to fame was not in copper, but rather I moved to where the issues were". In 2000, Su was given a year-long task as the specialized partner for Lou Gerstner, IBM's CEO.