AMD Hires Network Specialist to Lead Server Efforts

AMD Reinforces Server Brigade with New Head

by Anton Shilov
06/22/2012 | 10:10 PM

AMD has said that Suresh Gopalakrishnan, had joined the company as corporate vice president and general manager of its server business, reporting to Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager of global business units. Mr. Gopalakrishnan will replace Patrick Patla, who resigned from AMD to join Samsung server efforts.

 

Mr. Gopalakrishnan will lead AMD’s server business and is responsible for driving the end-to-end business execution of Opteron server solutions worldwide. Andrew Feldman, the former head of SeaMicro, will continue in his role as corporate vice president and general manager of AMD’s data center server solutions business at AMD.

“Today’s data center operators and enterprises need to reduce cost and power consumption while increasing performance, and AMD has been working hard to meet these needs with our AMD Opteron processor family and SeaMicro fabric technology. Under Suresh’s leadership, we will accelerate our disruptive server strategy by leveraging our broad IP portfolio to deliver superior products designed to offer the world’s best performance-per-dollar and power efficiency," said Ms. Su.