Dirk Meyer is president and CEO of AMD. Prior to his current role, Meyer served as president and chief operating officer of AMDâ€™s Microprocessor Solutions Sector where he had overall responsibility for AMDâ€™s microprocessor business, including product development, manufacturing, operations and product marketing.
Meyer joined AMD in 1995 and led engineering for the AMD Athlonâ„¢ microprocessor. In April 1999, he was promoted to vice president of engineering. In 2001, he was named group vice president and general manager of AMD's microprocessor business and in 2002 was named senior vice president and an executive officer of AMD.
Prior to AMD, Meyer spent nearly a decade at Digital Equipment Corporation.
- 01/08/09 -techcrunch.com