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Lisa Su
Lisa Su
(born 1969) is an Taiwan-American business executive and electrical engineer. She is currently CEO and president of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Early in her career, Su worked at Texas Instruments, IBM, and Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in engineering and management positions.[1][2][3] She is known for her work developing silicon-on-insulator semiconductor manufacturing technologies[4] and more efficient semiconductor chips[5] during her time as vice president of IBM's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Research and Development Center.[6] Su was appointed president and CEO of AMD in October 2014,[7][8] after joining the company in 2012 and holding roles such as senior vice president of AMD's global business units and chief operating officer.[9] She currently serves on the boards of Analog Devices,[10] Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association,[9] and is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Recognized with a number of awards and accolades,[2][9] she was named Executive of the Year by EE Times in 2014[9] and one of the World's Greatest Leaders in 2017 by Fortune.[11]

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career

2.1 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D 2.2 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division 2.3 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor 2.4 2012–2014: AMD appointments 2.5 2015–2016: AMD diversification

3 Directorships and authorship 4 Awards and honors 5 Personal life 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Early life and education[edit] Lisa T. Su was born in Tainan, Taiwan, in November[12][13] of 1969[2][5] and immigrated to the United States[2] around the age of 2.[12] Both she and her brother were encouraged to study math and science as children,[14] and she was seven when her father, a retired statistician, began quizzing her on multiplication tables. Her mother, an accountant who later became an entrepreneur, introduced her to business concepts.[2] At a young age she aspired to be an engineer, explaining "I just had a great curiosity about how things worked".[2] She was 10 when she began taking apart and then fixing her brother's remote control cars,[15] and she owned her first computer in junior high school, an Apple II.[16] She attended the Bronx High School of Science in New York City, graduating in 1986.[4] Su began attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT) in the fall of 1986, intending to major in either electrical engineering or computer science. She settled on electrical engineering,[4] recollecting that it seemed like the most difficult major.[2][14] During her freshman year she worked as an undergrad research assistant "manufacturing test silicon wafers for graduate students"[15] through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). The project, as well as her summer jobs at Analog Devices, made her interested in semiconductors.[4] She remained focused on the topic for the remainder of her education,[15] spending much of her time in labs designing and adjusting products.[2] After earning her bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, she obtained her master's degree from MIT in 1991. From 1990 to 1994[10] she studied for her PhD[2] under MIT advisor Dimitri Antoniadis.[4] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
reports that as a doctoral candidate, Su was "one of the first researchers to look into silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology, a then unproven technique for increasing transistors' efficiency by building them atop layers of an insulating material".[4] She graduated with her PhD
PhD
in electrical engineering[4][9] from MIT in 1994.[4] Career[edit] 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D[edit] In June 1994 Su became a member of the technical staff at Texas Instruments,[10] working in the company's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Process and Device Center (SPDC)[9] until February 1995.[10] That month[6] IBM hired Su as a research staff member specializing in device physics[17] and she was appointed vice president of IBM's semiconductor research and development center.[6] During her time at IBM,[4] Su played a "critical role"[5] in developing the "recipe"[2] to make copper connections work with semiconductor chips instead of aluminum, "solving the problem of preventing copper impurities from contaminating the devices during production".[5] Working with various IBM
IBM
design teams on the details of the device, Su explained, "my specialty was not in copper, but I migrated to where the problems were".[4] The copper technology was launched in 1998,[5] resulting in new industry standards[17] and chips that were up to 20 percent faster than the conventional versions.[4][5] 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division[edit] In 2000 Su was given a year-long assignment as the technical assistant for Lou Gerstner, IBM's CEO. She subsequently took on the role of director of emerging projects, stating that "I was basically director of myself – there was no one else in the group".[4] As head and founder of IBM's Emerging Products division, she ran a startup company and soon hired 10 employees to focus on biochips and "low-power and broadband semiconductors". Their first product was a microprocessor that improved battery life in phones and other handheld devices.[5] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
named her a "Top Innovator Under 35" in 2001, in part due to her work with Emerging Products.[17] Also through the division, she represented IBM
IBM
in a collaboration to create next-generation chips with Sony
Sony
and Toshiba. Ken Kutaragi
Ken Kutaragi
charged the collaboration with "improving the performance of game machine processors by a factor of 1,000", and Su's team eventually came up with the idea for a nine-processor chip, afterwards used to power devices such as the Sony
Sony
PlayStation 3. As of 2006 she continued to serve as vice president of the semiconductor research and development center at IBM,[4] holding the role until May 2007.[10] 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor[edit] Su joined Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in June 2007[10][18] as chief technology officer (CTO), heading the company's research and development[3][9] until August 2009.[10] From September 2008 until December 2011[10] she served as 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.[9][10] As head of the company's networking-chip business,[17] EETimes credited her with helping Freescale get "its house in order", with the company filing for an IPO
IPO
in 2011.[3] 2012–2014: AMD appointments[edit] Su became senior vice president and general manager at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in January 2012,[9] overseeing the company's global business units[3][18] and the "end-to-end business execution" of AMD's products.[9] Over the next two years she "played a prominent role"[18] in pushing the company to diversify beyond the PC market, including working with Microsoft
Microsoft
and Sony
Sony
to place AMD chips in Xbox One
Xbox One
and PS4 game consoles[17] On October 8, 2014, AMD announced Su's appointment to president and CEO, replacing Rory Read.[6][19] Su stated that her plan for the company involved focusing on making the "right technology investments", streamlining the product line, and continuing to diversify, also asserting that she wanted to "simplify" the company and accelerate the development of new technology.[8] A number of analysts praised the appointment due to Su's credentials, noting AMD was seeking growth in product areas where Su had "extensive experience".[20] 2015–2016: AMD diversification[edit]

AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in June 2015.

By February 2015, roughly 40 percent of AMD's sales came from non-PC markets such as video game consoles and embedded devices. When Su joined AMD in 2012, about 10 percent of sales came from non-PC products.[2] In May 2015, Su and other AMD executives presented a long-term strategy for the company to focus on developing high-performance computing and graphics technologies for three growth areas: gaming, datacenter, and "immersive platforms" markets.[21] In January 2016, Su announced that AMD was working on new FinFET-based chips to create a new line of microprocessors, products, accelerated processing units (APUs), graphics chips,[22] and semi-custom chip designs for unreleased video game consoles.[22][23] AMD's share value spiked in July 2016 when AMD reported strong revenue growth. Fortune attributed the "impressive" statistic to Su, stating she "continues to execute on her comeback plan… key gains in graphics and video gaming console chips have boosted results as well as a savvy deal to license server chip designs in China".[23] Directorships and authorship[edit] She currently serves on the board of Analog Devices,[10] as well as the board the Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance (GSA) and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association (SIA).[9] As of 2016 she has published over 40 technical articles,[9] and she also co-wrote a book chapter on next-generation consumer electronics.[14] Awards and honors[edit]

Dr. Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in November 2014.

Su has been recognized with a number of awards throughout her career. In 2002 she was selected as one of the "Top 100 Young Innovators" by MIT Technology Review,[5][24] and the following year the YWCA
YWCA
gave her an award for outstanding achievement in business.[14] 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.[9] In 2015, SFGate
SFGate
nominated her for their inaugural Visionary of the Year award, which "salutes leaders who strive to make the world a better place and drive social and economic change by employing new, innovative business models and practices".[2] In 2016 she was named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Technology" by the National Diversity Council.[25] Also in 2016, she was named one of the "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" with the Pinnacle Award by the Asia American Business Development Center.[26] In 2017, Su was named one of the "World's Greatest Leaders" by Fortune.[11] Personal life[edit] Su and her husband Dan[2] are based in Austin, Texas.[10] See also[edit]

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IBM
alumni List of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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References[edit]

^ King, Ian. "AMD’s First Female CEO Seeks Speedy Break With Past Woes". Bloomberg Businessweek. October 17, 2014.[dead link] ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Lee, Wendy (February 26, 2015). "Visionary of the Year nominee: Lisa Su, CEO of AMD". SFGate. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d Yoshida, Junko (December 15, 2011). "AMD hires former Freescale executive Lisa Su". EETimes. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Dragoon, Alice (May 10, 2006). "Found in Translation". MIT Technology Review. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h "Innovators Under 35 – 2002". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-13.  ^ a b c d Burton, Graeme (October 9, 2014). " Semiconductor
Semiconductor
engineer, Dr Lisa Su, takes over from financial engineer as CEO of AMD". Computing.co.uk. Computing. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Form 8-K/A for ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC, 14-Oct-2014, filed with SEC, visible at yahoo.com.[dead link] ^ a b Mark Hachman. October 8, 2014. AMD names Lisa Su
Lisa Su
to replace Rory Read as CEO, continue diversification strategy. PC World.com. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Executive Biographies – Lisa Su". Amd.com. Retrieved 2014-10-10.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k " Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Official Profile". LinkedIn. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "World's Greatest Leaders", Fortune, March 23, 2017, retrieved April 2, 2017  ^ a b Dr. Lisa T. Su. (Mandarin) Taiwanese American Society. TAHistory.org. ^ Lisa Su: Biographical Data. TaiwaneseAmericanHistory.org’’. Archived 2015-02-16 at the Wayback Machine. ^ a b c d Baumann, Greg (October 9, 2014). "Meet AMD's new CEO, Lisa Su: 7 things to know". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c "Dr. Lisa Su". AMD.com. AMD. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Campbell, Allan (June 22, 2012). "Exclusive interview with Dr Lisa Su from AMD". Kitguru. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e "Dr. Lisa Su" (PDF). AMD.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c Poeter, Damon (June 12, 2014). "Is AMD Grooming Lisa Su
Lisa Su
for CEO?". PC Mag. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Ian, King (October 8, 2014). "AMD Appoints Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Chief Executive, Replaces Rory Read". Bloomberg. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Takahashi, Dean (October 8, 2014). "Chipmaker AMD taps Lisa Su
Lisa Su
as its first female CEO". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Smith, Ryan (May 6, 2015). "AMD Financial Analyst Day 2015 Round-Up". AnandTech. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b Takahashi, Dean (January 14, 2016). " CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
expects company watchers to say 'AMD is back' in 2016". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "How AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Tripled the Chip Maker's Stock in 5 Months". Fortune. July 22, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "LisaSu". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-14.  ^ "The 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology: Yahoo!". top50tech.org. 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award". Press release. May 24, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 

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Lisa Su
Lisa Su
(born 1969) is an Taiwan-American business executive and electrical engineer. She is currently CEO and president of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Early in her career, Su worked at Texas Instruments, IBM, and Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in engineering and management positions.[1][2][3] She is known for her work developing silicon-on-insulator semiconductor manufacturing technologies[4] and more efficient semiconductor chips[5] during her time as vice president of IBM's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Research and Development Center.[6] Su was appointed president and CEO of AMD in October 2014,[7][8] after joining the company in 2012 and holding roles such as senior vice president of AMD's global business units and chief operating officer.[9] She currently serves on the boards of Analog Devices,[10] Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association,[9] and is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Recognized with a number of awards and accolades,[2][9] she was named Executive of the Year by EE Times in 2014[9] and one of the World's Greatest Leaders in 2017 by Fortune.[11]

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career

2.1 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D 2.2 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division 2.3 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor 2.4 2012–2014: AMD appointments 2.5 2015–2016: AMD diversification

3 Directorships and authorship 4 Awards and honors 5 Personal life 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Early life and education[edit] Lisa T. Su was born in Tainan, Taiwan, in November[12][13] of 1969[2][5] and immigrated to the United States[2] around the age of 2.[12] Both she and her brother were encouraged to study math and science as children,[14] and she was seven when her father, a retired statistician, began quizzing her on multiplication tables. Her mother, an accountant who later became an entrepreneur, introduced her to business concepts.[2] At a young age she aspired to be an engineer, explaining "I just had a great curiosity about how things worked".[2] She was 10 when she began taking apart and then fixing her brother's remote control cars,[15] and she owned her first computer in junior high school, an Apple II.[16] She attended the Bronx High School of Science in New York City, graduating in 1986.[4] Su began attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT) in the fall of 1986, intending to major in either electrical engineering or computer science. She settled on electrical engineering,[4] recollecting that it seemed like the most difficult major.[2][14] During her freshman year she worked as an undergrad research assistant "manufacturing test silicon wafers for graduate students"[15] through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). The project, as well as her summer jobs at Analog Devices, made her interested in semiconductors.[4] She remained focused on the topic for the remainder of her education,[15] spending much of her time in labs designing and adjusting products.[2] After earning her bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, she obtained her master's degree from MIT in 1991. From 1990 to 1994[10] she studied for her PhD[2] under MIT advisor Dimitri Antoniadis.[4] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
reports that as a doctoral candidate, Su was "one of the first researchers to look into silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology, a then unproven technique for increasing transistors' efficiency by building them atop layers of an insulating material".[4] She graduated with her PhD
PhD
in electrical engineering[4][9] from MIT in 1994.[4] Career[edit] 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D[edit] In June 1994 Su became a member of the technical staff at Texas Instruments,[10] working in the company's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Process and Device Center (SPDC)[9] until February 1995.[10] That month[6] IBM hired Su as a research staff member specializing in device physics[17] and she was appointed vice president of IBM's semiconductor research and development center.[6] During her time at IBM,[4] Su played a "critical role"[5] in developing the "recipe"[2] to make copper connections work with semiconductor chips instead of aluminum, "solving the problem of preventing copper impurities from contaminating the devices during production".[5] Working with various IBM
IBM
design teams on the details of the device, Su explained, "my specialty was not in copper, but I migrated to where the problems were".[4] The copper technology was launched in 1998,[5] resulting in new industry standards[17] and chips that were up to 20 percent faster than the conventional versions.[4][5] 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division[edit] In 2000 Su was given a year-long assignment as the technical assistant for Lou Gerstner, IBM's CEO. She subsequently took on the role of director of emerging projects, stating that "I was basically director of myself – there was no one else in the group".[4] As head and founder of IBM's Emerging Products division, she ran a startup company and soon hired 10 employees to focus on biochips and "low-power and broadband semiconductors". Their first product was a microprocessor that improved battery life in phones and other handheld devices.[5] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
named her a "Top Innovator Under 35" in 2001, in part due to her work with Emerging Products.[17] Also through the division, she represented IBM
IBM
in a collaboration to create next-generation chips with Sony
Sony
and Toshiba. Ken Kutaragi
Ken Kutaragi
charged the collaboration with "improving the performance of game machine processors by a factor of 1,000", and Su's team eventually came up with the idea for a nine-processor chip, afterwards used to power devices such as the Sony
Sony
PlayStation 3. As of 2006 she continued to serve as vice president of the semiconductor research and development center at IBM,[4] holding the role until May 2007.[10] 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor[edit] Su joined Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in June 2007[10][18] as chief technology officer (CTO), heading the company's research and development[3][9] until August 2009.[10] From September 2008 until December 2011[10] she served as 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.[9][10] As head of the company's networking-chip business,[17] EETimes credited her with helping Freescale get "its house in order", with the company filing for an IPO
IPO
in 2011.[3] 2012–2014: AMD appointments[edit] Su became senior vice president and general manager at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in January 2012,[9] overseeing the company's global business units[3][18] and the "end-to-end business execution" of AMD's products.[9] Over the next two years she "played a prominent role"[18] in pushing the company to diversify beyond the PC market, including working with Microsoft
Microsoft
and Sony
Sony
to place AMD chips in Xbox One
Xbox One
and PS4 game consoles[17] On October 8, 2014, AMD announced Su's appointment to president and CEO, replacing Rory Read.[6][19] Su stated that her plan for the company involved focusing on making the "right technology investments", streamlining the product line, and continuing to diversify, also asserting that she wanted to "simplify" the company and accelerate the development of new technology.[8] A number of analysts praised the appointment due to Su's credentials, noting AMD was seeking growth in product areas where Su had "extensive experience".[20] 2015–2016: AMD diversification[edit]

AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in June 2015.

By February 2015, roughly 40 percent of AMD's sales came from non-PC markets such as video game consoles and embedded devices. When Su joined AMD in 2012, about 10 percent of sales came from non-PC products.[2] In May 2015, Su and other AMD executives presented a long-term strategy for the company to focus on developing high-performance computing and graphics technologies for three growth areas: gaming, datacenter, and "immersive platforms" markets.[21] In January 2016, Su announced that AMD was working on new FinFET-based chips to create a new line of microprocessors, products, accelerated processing units (APUs), graphics chips,[22] and semi-custom chip designs for unreleased video game consoles.[22][23] AMD's share value spiked in July 2016 when AMD reported strong revenue growth. Fortune attributed the "impressive" statistic to Su, stating she "continues to execute on her comeback plan… key gains in graphics and video gaming console chips have boosted results as well as a savvy deal to license server chip designs in China".[23] Directorships and authorship[edit] She currently serves on the board of Analog Devices,[10] as well as the board the Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance (GSA) and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association (SIA).[9] As of 2016 she has published over 40 technical articles,[9] and she also co-wrote a book chapter on next-generation consumer electronics.[14] Awards and honors[edit]

Dr. Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in November 2014.

Su has been recognized with a number of awards throughout her career. In 2002 she was selected as one of the "Top 100 Young Innovators" by MIT Technology Review,[5][24] and the following year the YWCA
YWCA
gave her an award for outstanding achievement in business.[14] 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.[9] In 2015, SFGate
SFGate
nominated her for their inaugural Visionary of the Year award, which "salutes leaders who strive to make the world a better place and drive social and economic change by employing new, innovative business models and practices".[2] In 2016 she was named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Technology" by the National Diversity Council.[25] Also in 2016, she was named one of the "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" with the Pinnacle Award by the Asia American Business Development Center.[26] In 2017, Su was named one of the "World's Greatest Leaders" by Fortune.[11] Personal life[edit] Su and her husband Dan[2] are based in Austin, Texas.[10] See also[edit]

Biographies portal Business portal

List of chief executive officers List of IBM
IBM
alumni List of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
alumni List of women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies List of notable people from Tainan

References[edit]

^ King, Ian. "AMD’s First Female CEO Seeks Speedy Break With Past Woes". Bloomberg Businessweek. October 17, 2014.[dead link] ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Lee, Wendy (February 26, 2015). "Visionary of the Year nominee: Lisa Su, CEO of AMD". SFGate. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d Yoshida, Junko (December 15, 2011). "AMD hires former Freescale executive Lisa Su". EETimes. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Dragoon, Alice (May 10, 2006). "Found in Translation". MIT Technology Review. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h "Innovators Under 35 – 2002". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-13.  ^ a b c d Burton, Graeme (October 9, 2014). " Semiconductor
Semiconductor
engineer, Dr Lisa Su, takes over from financial engineer as CEO of AMD". Computing.co.uk. Computing. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Form 8-K/A for ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC, 14-Oct-2014, filed with SEC, visible at yahoo.com.[dead link] ^ a b Mark Hachman. October 8, 2014. AMD names Lisa Su
Lisa Su
to replace Rory Read as CEO, continue diversification strategy. PC World.com. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Executive Biographies – Lisa Su". Amd.com. Retrieved 2014-10-10.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k " Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Official Profile". LinkedIn. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "World's Greatest Leaders", Fortune, March 23, 2017, retrieved April 2, 2017  ^ a b Dr. Lisa T. Su. (Mandarin) Taiwanese American Society. TAHistory.org. ^ Lisa Su: Biographical Data. TaiwaneseAmericanHistory.org’’. Archived 2015-02-16 at the Wayback Machine. ^ a b c d Baumann, Greg (October 9, 2014). "Meet AMD's new CEO, Lisa Su: 7 things to know". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c "Dr. Lisa Su". AMD.com. AMD. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Campbell, Allan (June 22, 2012). "Exclusive interview with Dr Lisa Su from AMD". Kitguru. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e "Dr. Lisa Su" (PDF). AMD.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c Poeter, Damon (June 12, 2014). "Is AMD Grooming Lisa Su
Lisa Su
for CEO?". PC Mag. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Ian, King (October 8, 2014). "AMD Appoints Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Chief Executive, Replaces Rory Read". Bloomberg. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Takahashi, Dean (October 8, 2014). "Chipmaker AMD taps Lisa Su
Lisa Su
as its first female CEO". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Smith, Ryan (May 6, 2015). "AMD Financial Analyst Day 2015 Round-Up". AnandTech. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b Takahashi, Dean (January 14, 2016). " CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
expects company watchers to say 'AMD is back' in 2016". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "How AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Tripled the Chip Maker's Stock in 5 Months". Fortune. July 22, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "LisaSu". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-14.  ^ "The 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology: Yahoo!". top50tech.org. 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award". Press release. May 24, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 

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FX / A12 / A10 / A8 / A6 / A4 / E2 / E1 Athlon
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Lisa Su
Lisa Su
(born 1969) is an Taiwan-American business executive and electrical engineer. She is currently CEO and president of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Early in her career, Su worked at Texas Instruments, IBM, and Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in engineering and management positions.[1][2][3] She is known for her work developing silicon-on-insulator semiconductor manufacturing technologies[4] and more efficient semiconductor chips[5] during her time as vice president of IBM's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Research and Development Center.[6] Su was appointed president and CEO of AMD in October 2014,[7][8] after joining the company in 2012 and holding roles such as senior vice president of AMD's global business units and chief operating officer.[9] She currently serves on the boards of Analog Devices,[10] Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association,[9] and is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Recognized with a number of awards and accolades,[2][9] she was named Executive of the Year by EE Times in 2014[9] and one of the World's Greatest Leaders in 2017 by Fortune.[11]

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career

2.1 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D 2.2 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division 2.3 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor 2.4 2012–2014: AMD appointments 2.5 2015–2016: AMD diversification

3 Directorships and authorship 4 Awards and honors 5 Personal life 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Early life and education[edit] Lisa T. Su was born in Tainan, Taiwan, in November[12][13] of 1969[2][5] and immigrated to the United States[2] around the age of 2.[12] Both she and her brother were encouraged to study math and science as children,[14] and she was seven when her father, a retired statistician, began quizzing her on multiplication tables. Her mother, an accountant who later became an entrepreneur, introduced her to business concepts.[2] At a young age she aspired to be an engineer, explaining "I just had a great curiosity about how things worked".[2] She was 10 when she began taking apart and then fixing her brother's remote control cars,[15] and she owned her first computer in junior high school, an Apple II.[16] She attended the Bronx High School of Science in New York City, graduating in 1986.[4] Su began attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT) in the fall of 1986, intending to major in either electrical engineering or computer science. She settled on electrical engineering,[4] recollecting that it seemed like the most difficult major.[2][14] During her freshman year she worked as an undergrad research assistant "manufacturing test silicon wafers for graduate students"[15] through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). The project, as well as her summer jobs at Analog Devices, made her interested in semiconductors.[4] She remained focused on the topic for the remainder of her education,[15] spending much of her time in labs designing and adjusting products.[2] After earning her bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, she obtained her master's degree from MIT in 1991. From 1990 to 1994[10] she studied for her PhD[2] under MIT advisor Dimitri Antoniadis.[4] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
reports that as a doctoral candidate, Su was "one of the first researchers to look into silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology, a then unproven technique for increasing transistors' efficiency by building them atop layers of an insulating material".[4] She graduated with her PhD
PhD
in electrical engineering[4][9] from MIT in 1994.[4] Career[edit] 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D[edit] In June 1994 Su became a member of the technical staff at Texas Instruments,[10] working in the company's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Process and Device Center (SPDC)[9] until February 1995.[10] That month[6] IBM hired Su as a research staff member specializing in device physics[17] and she was appointed vice president of IBM's semiconductor research and development center.[6] During her time at IBM,[4] Su played a "critical role"[5] in developing the "recipe"[2] to make copper connections work with semiconductor chips instead of aluminum, "solving the problem of preventing copper impurities from contaminating the devices during production".[5] Working with various IBM
IBM
design teams on the details of the device, Su explained, "my specialty was not in copper, but I migrated to where the problems were".[4] The copper technology was launched in 1998,[5] resulting in new industry standards[17] and chips that were up to 20 percent faster than the conventional versions.[4][5] 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division[edit] In 2000 Su was given a year-long assignment as the technical assistant for Lou Gerstner, IBM's CEO. She subsequently took on the role of director of emerging projects, stating that "I was basically director of myself – there was no one else in the group".[4] As head and founder of IBM's Emerging Products division, she ran a startup company and soon hired 10 employees to focus on biochips and "low-power and broadband semiconductors". Their first product was a microprocessor that improved battery life in phones and other handheld devices.[5] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
named her a "Top Innovator Under 35" in 2001, in part due to her work with Emerging Products.[17] Also through the division, she represented IBM
IBM
in a collaboration to create next-generation chips with Sony
Sony
and Toshiba. Ken Kutaragi
Ken Kutaragi
charged the collaboration with "improving the performance of game machine processors by a factor of 1,000", and Su's team eventually came up with the idea for a nine-processor chip, afterwards used to power devices such as the Sony
Sony
PlayStation 3. As of 2006 she continued to serve as vice president of the semiconductor research and development center at IBM,[4] holding the role until May 2007.[10] 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor[edit] Su joined Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in June 2007[10][18] as chief technology officer (CTO), heading the company's research and development[3][9] until August 2009.[10] From September 2008 until December 2011[10] she served as 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.[9][10] As head of the company's networking-chip business,[17] EETimes credited her with helping Freescale get "its house in order", with the company filing for an IPO
IPO
in 2011.[3] 2012–2014: AMD appointments[edit] Su became senior vice president and general manager at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in January 2012,[9] overseeing the company's global business units[3][18] and the "end-to-end business execution" of AMD's products.[9] Over the next two years she "played a prominent role"[18] in pushing the company to diversify beyond the PC market, including working with Microsoft
Microsoft
and Sony
Sony
to place AMD chips in Xbox One
Xbox One
and PS4 game consoles[17] On October 8, 2014, AMD announced Su's appointment to president and CEO, replacing Rory Read.[6][19] Su stated that her plan for the company involved focusing on making the "right technology investments", streamlining the product line, and continuing to diversify, also asserting that she wanted to "simplify" the company and accelerate the development of new technology.[8] A number of analysts praised the appointment due to Su's credentials, noting AMD was seeking growth in product areas where Su had "extensive experience".[20] 2015–2016: AMD diversification[edit]

AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in June 2015.

By February 2015, roughly 40 percent of AMD's sales came from non-PC markets such as video game consoles and embedded devices. When Su joined AMD in 2012, about 10 percent of sales came from non-PC products.[2] In May 2015, Su and other AMD executives presented a long-term strategy for the company to focus on developing high-performance computing and graphics technologies for three growth areas: gaming, datacenter, and "immersive platforms" markets.[21] In January 2016, Su announced that AMD was working on new FinFET-based chips to create a new line of microprocessors, products, accelerated processing units (APUs), graphics chips,[22] and semi-custom chip designs for unreleased video game consoles.[22][23] AMD's share value spiked in July 2016 when AMD reported strong revenue growth. Fortune attributed the "impressive" statistic to Su, stating she "continues to execute on her comeback plan… key gains in graphics and video gaming console chips have boosted results as well as a savvy deal to license server chip designs in China".[23] Directorships and authorship[edit] She currently serves on the board of Analog Devices,[10] as well as the board the Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance (GSA) and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association (SIA).[9] As of 2016 she has published over 40 technical articles,[9] and she also co-wrote a book chapter on next-generation consumer electronics.[14] Awards and honors[edit]

Dr. Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in November 2014.

Su has been recognized with a number of awards throughout her career. In 2002 she was selected as one of the "Top 100 Young Innovators" by MIT Technology Review,[5][24] and the following year the YWCA
YWCA
gave her an award for outstanding achievement in business.[14] 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.[9] In 2015, SFGate
SFGate
nominated her for their inaugural Visionary of the Year award, which "salutes leaders who strive to make the world a better place and drive social and economic change by employing new, innovative business models and practices".[2] In 2016 she was named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Technology" by the National Diversity Council.[25] Also in 2016, she was named one of the "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" with the Pinnacle Award by the Asia American Business Development Center.[26] In 2017, Su was named one of the "World's Greatest Leaders" by Fortune.[11] Personal life[edit] Su and her husband Dan[2] are based in Austin, Texas.[10] See also[edit]

Biographies portal Business portal

List of chief executive officers List of IBM
IBM
alumni List of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
alumni List of women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies List of notable people from Tainan

References[edit]

^ King, Ian. "AMD’s First Female CEO Seeks Speedy Break With Past Woes". Bloomberg Businessweek. October 17, 2014.[dead link] ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Lee, Wendy (February 26, 2015). "Visionary of the Year nominee: Lisa Su, CEO of AMD". SFGate. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d Yoshida, Junko (December 15, 2011). "AMD hires former Freescale executive Lisa Su". EETimes. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Dragoon, Alice (May 10, 2006). "Found in Translation". MIT Technology Review. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h "Innovators Under 35 – 2002". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-13.  ^ a b c d Burton, Graeme (October 9, 2014). " Semiconductor
Semiconductor
engineer, Dr Lisa Su, takes over from financial engineer as CEO of AMD". Computing.co.uk. Computing. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Form 8-K/A for ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC, 14-Oct-2014, filed with SEC, visible at yahoo.com.[dead link] ^ a b Mark Hachman. October 8, 2014. AMD names Lisa Su
Lisa Su
to replace Rory Read as CEO, continue diversification strategy. PC World.com. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Executive Biographies – Lisa Su". Amd.com. Retrieved 2014-10-10.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k " Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Official Profile". LinkedIn. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "World's Greatest Leaders", Fortune, March 23, 2017, retrieved April 2, 2017  ^ a b Dr. Lisa T. Su. (Mandarin) Taiwanese American Society. TAHistory.org. ^ Lisa Su: Biographical Data. TaiwaneseAmericanHistory.org’’. Archived 2015-02-16 at the Wayback Machine. ^ a b c d Baumann, Greg (October 9, 2014). "Meet AMD's new CEO, Lisa Su: 7 things to know". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c "Dr. Lisa Su". AMD.com. AMD. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Campbell, Allan (June 22, 2012). "Exclusive interview with Dr Lisa Su from AMD". Kitguru. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e "Dr. Lisa Su" (PDF). AMD.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c Poeter, Damon (June 12, 2014). "Is AMD Grooming Lisa Su
Lisa Su
for CEO?". PC Mag. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Ian, King (October 8, 2014). "AMD Appoints Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Chief Executive, Replaces Rory Read". Bloomberg. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Takahashi, Dean (October 8, 2014). "Chipmaker AMD taps Lisa Su
Lisa Su
as its first female CEO". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Smith, Ryan (May 6, 2015). "AMD Financial Analyst Day 2015 Round-Up". AnandTech. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b Takahashi, Dean (January 14, 2016). " CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
expects company watchers to say 'AMD is back' in 2016". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "How AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Tripled the Chip Maker's Stock in 5 Months". Fortune. July 22, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "LisaSu". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-14.  ^ "The 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology: Yahoo!". top50tech.org. 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award". Press release. May 24, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 

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Lisa Su
Lisa Su
(born 1969) is an Taiwan-American business executive and electrical engineer. She is currently CEO and president of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Early in her career, Su worked at Texas Instruments, IBM, and Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in engineering and management positions.[1][2][3] She is known for her work developing silicon-on-insulator semiconductor manufacturing technologies[4] and more efficient semiconductor chips[5] during her time as vice president of IBM's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Research and Development Center.[6] Su was appointed president and CEO of AMD in October 2014,[7][8] after joining the company in 2012 and holding roles such as senior vice president of AMD's global business units and chief operating officer.[9] She currently serves on the boards of Analog Devices,[10] Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association,[9] and is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Recognized with a number of awards and accolades,[2][9] she was named Executive of the Year by EE Times in 2014[9] and one of the World's Greatest Leaders in 2017 by Fortune.[11]

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career

2.1 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D 2.2 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division 2.3 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor 2.4 2012–2014: AMD appointments 2.5 2015–2016: AMD diversification

3 Directorships and authorship 4 Awards and honors 5 Personal life 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Early life and education[edit] Lisa T. Su was born in Tainan, Taiwan, in November[12][13] of 1969[2][5] and immigrated to the United States[2] around the age of 2.[12] Both she and her brother were encouraged to study math and science as children,[14] and she was seven when her father, a retired statistician, began quizzing her on multiplication tables. Her mother, an accountant who later became an entrepreneur, introduced her to business concepts.[2] At a young age she aspired to be an engineer, explaining "I just had a great curiosity about how things worked".[2] She was 10 when she began taking apart and then fixing her brother's remote control cars,[15] and she owned her first computer in junior high school, an Apple II.[16] She attended the Bronx High School of Science in New York City, graduating in 1986.[4] Su began attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT) in the fall of 1986, intending to major in either electrical engineering or computer science. She settled on electrical engineering,[4] recollecting that it seemed like the most difficult major.[2][14] During her freshman year she worked as an undergrad research assistant "manufacturing test silicon wafers for graduate students"[15] through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). The project, as well as her summer jobs at Analog Devices, made her interested in semiconductors.[4] She remained focused on the topic for the remainder of her education,[15] spending much of her time in labs designing and adjusting products.[2] After earning her bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, she obtained her master's degree from MIT in 1991. From 1990 to 1994[10] she studied for her PhD[2] under MIT advisor Dimitri Antoniadis.[4] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
reports that as a doctoral candidate, Su was "one of the first researchers to look into silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology, a then unproven technique for increasing transistors' efficiency by building them atop layers of an insulating material".[4] She graduated with her PhD
PhD
in electrical engineering[4][9] from MIT in 1994.[4] Career[edit] 1994–1999: Texas
Texas
Instruments and IBM
IBM
R&D[edit] In June 1994 Su became a member of the technical staff at Texas Instruments,[10] working in the company's Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Process and Device Center (SPDC)[9] until February 1995.[10] That month[6] IBM hired Su as a research staff member specializing in device physics[17] and she was appointed vice president of IBM's semiconductor research and development center.[6] During her time at IBM,[4] Su played a "critical role"[5] in developing the "recipe"[2] to make copper connections work with semiconductor chips instead of aluminum, "solving the problem of preventing copper impurities from contaminating the devices during production".[5] Working with various IBM
IBM
design teams on the details of the device, Su explained, "my specialty was not in copper, but I migrated to where the problems were".[4] The copper technology was launched in 1998,[5] resulting in new industry standards[17] and chips that were up to 20 percent faster than the conventional versions.[4][5] 2000–2007: IBM
IBM
Emerging Products division[edit] In 2000 Su was given a year-long assignment as the technical assistant for Lou Gerstner, IBM's CEO. She subsequently took on the role of director of emerging projects, stating that "I was basically director of myself – there was no one else in the group".[4] As head and founder of IBM's Emerging Products division, she ran a startup company and soon hired 10 employees to focus on biochips and "low-power and broadband semiconductors". Their first product was a microprocessor that improved battery life in phones and other handheld devices.[5] MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review
named her a "Top Innovator Under 35" in 2001, in part due to her work with Emerging Products.[17] Also through the division, she represented IBM
IBM
in a collaboration to create next-generation chips with Sony
Sony
and Toshiba. Ken Kutaragi
Ken Kutaragi
charged the collaboration with "improving the performance of game machine processors by a factor of 1,000", and Su's team eventually came up with the idea for a nine-processor chip, afterwards used to power devices such as the Sony
Sony
PlayStation 3. As of 2006 she continued to serve as vice president of the semiconductor research and development center at IBM,[4] holding the role until May 2007.[10] 2007–2011: Freescale Semiconductor[edit] Su joined Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor
in June 2007[10][18] as chief technology officer (CTO), heading the company's research and development[3][9] until August 2009.[10] From September 2008 until December 2011[10] she served as 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.[9][10] As head of the company's networking-chip business,[17] EETimes credited her with helping Freescale get "its house in order", with the company filing for an IPO
IPO
in 2011.[3] 2012–2014: AMD appointments[edit] Su became senior vice president and general manager at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in January 2012,[9] overseeing the company's global business units[3][18] and the "end-to-end business execution" of AMD's products.[9] Over the next two years she "played a prominent role"[18] in pushing the company to diversify beyond the PC market, including working with Microsoft
Microsoft
and Sony
Sony
to place AMD chips in Xbox One
Xbox One
and PS4 game consoles[17] On October 8, 2014, AMD announced Su's appointment to president and CEO, replacing Rory Read.[6][19] Su stated that her plan for the company involved focusing on making the "right technology investments", streamlining the product line, and continuing to diversify, also asserting that she wanted to "simplify" the company and accelerate the development of new technology.[8] A number of analysts praised the appointment due to Su's credentials, noting AMD was seeking growth in product areas where Su had "extensive experience".[20] 2015–2016: AMD diversification[edit]

AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in June 2015.

By February 2015, roughly 40 percent of AMD's sales came from non-PC markets such as video game consoles and embedded devices. When Su joined AMD in 2012, about 10 percent of sales came from non-PC products.[2] In May 2015, Su and other AMD executives presented a long-term strategy for the company to focus on developing high-performance computing and graphics technologies for three growth areas: gaming, datacenter, and "immersive platforms" markets.[21] In January 2016, Su announced that AMD was working on new FinFET-based chips to create a new line of microprocessors, products, accelerated processing units (APUs), graphics chips,[22] and semi-custom chip designs for unreleased video game consoles.[22][23] AMD's share value spiked in July 2016 when AMD reported strong revenue growth. Fortune attributed the "impressive" statistic to Su, stating she "continues to execute on her comeback plan… key gains in graphics and video gaming console chips have boosted results as well as a savvy deal to license server chip designs in China".[23] Directorships and authorship[edit] She currently serves on the board of Analog Devices,[10] as well as the board the Global Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Alliance (GSA) and the U.S. Semiconductor
Semiconductor
Industry Association (SIA).[9] As of 2016 she has published over 40 technical articles,[9] and she also co-wrote a book chapter on next-generation consumer electronics.[14] Awards and honors[edit]

Dr. Lisa Su
Lisa Su
in November 2014.

Su has been recognized with a number of awards throughout her career. In 2002 she was selected as one of the "Top 100 Young Innovators" by MIT Technology Review,[5][24] and the following year the YWCA
YWCA
gave her an award for outstanding achievement in business.[14] 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.[9] In 2015, SFGate
SFGate
nominated her for their inaugural Visionary of the Year award, which "salutes leaders who strive to make the world a better place and drive social and economic change by employing new, innovative business models and practices".[2] In 2016 she was named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Technology" by the National Diversity Council.[25] Also in 2016, she was named one of the "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" with the Pinnacle Award by the Asia American Business Development Center.[26] In 2017, Su was named one of the "World's Greatest Leaders" by Fortune.[11] Personal life[edit] Su and her husband Dan[2] are based in Austin, Texas.[10] See also[edit]

Biographies portal Business portal

List of chief executive officers List of IBM
IBM
alumni List of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
alumni List of women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies List of notable people from Tainan

References[edit]

^ King, Ian. "AMD’s First Female CEO Seeks Speedy Break With Past Woes". Bloomberg Businessweek. October 17, 2014.[dead link] ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Lee, Wendy (February 26, 2015). "Visionary of the Year nominee: Lisa Su, CEO of AMD". SFGate. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d Yoshida, Junko (December 15, 2011). "AMD hires former Freescale executive Lisa Su". EETimes. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Dragoon, Alice (May 10, 2006). "Found in Translation". MIT Technology Review. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e f g h "Innovators Under 35 – 2002". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-13.  ^ a b c d Burton, Graeme (October 9, 2014). " Semiconductor
Semiconductor
engineer, Dr Lisa Su, takes over from financial engineer as CEO of AMD". Computing.co.uk. Computing. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Form 8-K/A for ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC, 14-Oct-2014, filed with SEC, visible at yahoo.com.[dead link] ^ a b Mark Hachman. October 8, 2014. AMD names Lisa Su
Lisa Su
to replace Rory Read as CEO, continue diversification strategy. PC World.com. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Executive Biographies – Lisa Su". Amd.com. Retrieved 2014-10-10.  ^ a b c d e f g h i j k " Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Official Profile". LinkedIn. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "World's Greatest Leaders", Fortune, March 23, 2017, retrieved April 2, 2017  ^ a b Dr. Lisa T. Su. (Mandarin) Taiwanese American Society. TAHistory.org. ^ Lisa Su: Biographical Data. TaiwaneseAmericanHistory.org’’. Archived 2015-02-16 at the Wayback Machine. ^ a b c d Baumann, Greg (October 9, 2014). "Meet AMD's new CEO, Lisa Su: 7 things to know". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c "Dr. Lisa Su". AMD.com. AMD. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Campbell, Allan (June 22, 2012). "Exclusive interview with Dr Lisa Su from AMD". Kitguru. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c d e "Dr. Lisa Su" (PDF). AMD.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b c Poeter, Damon (June 12, 2014). "Is AMD Grooming Lisa Su
Lisa Su
for CEO?". PC Mag. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Ian, King (October 8, 2014). "AMD Appoints Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Chief Executive, Replaces Rory Read". Bloomberg. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Takahashi, Dean (October 8, 2014). "Chipmaker AMD taps Lisa Su
Lisa Su
as its first female CEO". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ Smith, Ryan (May 6, 2015). "AMD Financial Analyst Day 2015 Round-Up". AnandTech. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b Takahashi, Dean (January 14, 2016). " CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
expects company watchers to say 'AMD is back' in 2016". VentureBeat. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ a b "How AMD CEO Lisa Su
Lisa Su
Tripled the Chip Maker's Stock in 5 Months". Fortune. July 22, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "LisaSu". technologyreview.com. 2002. Retrieved 2014-10-14.  ^ "The 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology: Yahoo!". top50tech.org. 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.  ^ "2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award". Press release. May 24, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 

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