In January, we welcomed aboard Nazar Zaidi as Corporate Vice President of the Cores, Server SoC (system-on-chip), and Systems IP Engineering (CSSE) organization, which is part of the larger Technology & Engineering team under Mark_Papermaster, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. As the previous VP of engineering at Broadcom for multi-core processors, he brings vast experience in engineering and x86 processor development, and will help lead AMD to continue to create the foundation for amazing products.
Most recently, Nazar served as VP of engineering at Broadcom where he led development of the industry’s highest performance 64-bit ARMv8 server class processor. He began his career at Intel in 1990 working on validating the Pentium architecture, served as lead architect for x86 compatibility on Merced/Itanium, and was designated an Intel Principal Engineer. He was co-founder of Nexsi Systems, an integrated security and traffic management system, and Raza Microelectronics (RMI), a fabless semiconductor company. At RMI, he served as VP and GM of its Advanced Processor Solutions Unit, developing its second and third generation cores, and eventually finding himself at Netlogic through an acquisition.
Nazar will lead the CSSE organization to further develop our cores, server SoC, systems IP, and compilers. He will help guide delivery of our already impressive roadmap, as well as lead the charge on future core development. He has admired AMD’s heritage and history of advancing technology and remains committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible for a long time here with at AMD.
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