- Jan 8, 2001
That's the way Intel *used* to do it!I think we all agree it's always a good thing when higher ups are familiar with the matters they are supposed to manage and decide about.
In that regard it's interesting how much AMD is focused on recruiting and promote senior staff with a background in science and engineering:
Table from planet3dnow.de
position at AMD education Nazar Zaidi (LinkeIn) Senior vice president of Cores, Server SoC and Systems IP Engineering Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in electrical engineering Andrej Zdravkovic (LinkedIn) Senior vice president of Software Development Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Spencer Pan Senior vice president of Greater China Sales and president of AMD Greater China Bachelor and Master degrees in electronic engineering Jane Roney (LinkedIn) Senior vice president of Business Operations Bachelor of Science in physics and math Daniel (Dan) McNamara (LinkedIn) Senior vice president and general manager, Server Business Unit Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering Joshua Friedrich (LinkedIn) Corporate Vice President Bachelor Electrical and Electronics Engineering