Fred Weber

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.