Chief Technology Officer, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
As AMD's Chief Technology
Officer, Fred Weber envisions and designs microprocessor technologies that
enable tomorrow's computing products. Mr. Weber is a frequent recipient of
industry accolades; he was recently voted "Innovator of the Year"
by EDN Magazine and one of InfoWorld's "25 Most Influential
CTOs" in 2004. Mr. Weber is a respected industry visionary who brought
the power of 64-bit x86 processing computing to the masses. Mr. Weber joined
AMD in 1995 with the acquisition of NexGen, and was instrumental in bringing
AMD's high-performance AMD-K6 and Athlon microprocessors to market. He contributed
to the technical development of AMD Opteron and AMD Athlon 64 processors.
He was a founding member of Kendall Square Research, where he participated
in hardware design, including CAD methodologies, the invention of the AllCache
memory system, architecture and design of the CPU and the multiprocessor verification
environment. Mr. Weber began his career with Gordon Bell at Encore Computer
Corporation, where he focused on parallel software development. He holds a
bachelor degree in physics from Harvard University. He is a frequent speaker
at technical industry events, including Microprocessor Forum, WinHec, and
Thomas Wiesel, and is quoted often in business and trade publications, such
as the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Electronic Engineering
Times, CNET, PC World, and eWeek.