Dr. Suresh Gopalakrishnan
Enabling the AMD 64-bit ARM Server Ecosystem
Note: In a change from our norm, this meeting is in Google's main office, via the 16th and 8th entrance. IDs are REQUIRED, as is registering with real name.
Note: This meeting is at 6:00pm NOT 6:30pm, and RSVP will open on Thursday Dec. 26th at 4:30pm.
This presentation will be an introduction to AMD's 64-bit ARM Server CPU architectures, workloads and software enablement efforts. The content will provide information about how AMD is using the ARM Cortex-A57 to build the most robust ARM server processor with differentiated capabilities. Additional topics will include the work AMD is doing to accelerate the software ecosystem to ensure that developers can take leverage the new ARM servers.
Join us afterwards for drinks at the nearby Maritime Hotel Bar, where we'll continue the discussion.
AMD Press release: http://www.amd.com/us/aboutamd/newsroom/Pages/presspage2012Oct29.aspx
Fact sheet: http://www.amd.com/us/aboutamd/newsroom/Pages/fact-sheet-2012oct29.aspx
Bio: Dr. Suresh Gopalakrishnan is the corporate vice president and general manager of AMD's server business. He is responsible for driving the end-to-end business execution of AMD server solutions worldwide. Under his leadership, AMDis pursuing a disruptive server strategy that leverages AMD's broad IP portfolio to deliver superior products designed to offer the world's best performance-per-dollar and power efficiency.
Prior to joining the company in June 2012, Dr. Gopalakrishnan served as vice president of engineering at Extreme Networks, a leader in high-performance Ethernet switching for cloud, data center, and mobile networks. During his tenure at Extreme Networks, Dr. Gopalakrishnan was also vice president of marketing and product management, as well as general manager of multiple business units. He has led large product teams that have defined and delivered Ethernet switching systems to enterprise, data center and carrier markets. He also has a strong semiconductor background in designing and leading teams that delivered CPUs, workstation chipsets, digital signal processors, and networking ASICs.
Prior to Extreme Networks, Dr. Gopalakrishnan held a variety of leadership positions at Riverstone Networks/Cabletron Systems, ZSP Corporation, Sun Microsystems and HP. Dr. Gopalakrishnan holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho and has completed the Advanced Executive Program at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He is based in Sunnyvale, California.