Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, AMD
Mark Papermaster is senior vice president and chief technology officer for AMD. He is responsible for AMD’s engineering, research and development (R&D) and product development organization. His more than 30 years of engineering experiences includes significant leadership roles managing the development of a wide range of products spanning from low-power handhelds to high-performance blade servers.
Before joining AMD in October 2011, Papermaster was the vice president of the silicon engineering group at Cisco, leading an organization responsible for silicon strategy, architecture, and development for the company’s switching and routing businesses.
Prior to Cisco, Papermaster served as vice president of Apple Devices Hardware Engineering, where he was responsible for the iPod and iPhone hardware development. He also held a number of senior leadership roles at IBM, serving on the company’s Technical Leadership Team and overseeing development of the company’s key microprocessors and blade server technologies.
Papermaster received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from University of Vermont. He is a member of the University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering Advisory Board, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation IT Advisory Committee.