Executive Vice President,
Computing and Graphics Business Group
Sandeep Chennakeshu leads AMD’s Computing and Graphics Business Group and is responsible for managing all aspects of strategy, business management and engineering for AMD’s PC, graphics, and semi-custom business lines.
With 30-years of industry experience, Dr. Chennakeshu is known for his strong financial, technical innovation and operational leadership. Prior to joining AMD, he was president of BlackBerry Technology Solutions at BlackBerry Limited. Prior to BlackBerry, Dr. Chennakeshu served in the following key executive roles: senior vice president and general manager of Freescale’s Wireless and Mobile business group, president of Ericsson Mobile Platforms and CTO at Sony Ericsson, Ericsson Mobile Phones, respectively and general manager of Ericsson Mobile Phones (North America).
Dr. Chennakeshu earned his Doctorate in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management from the Indian Institute of Science. He is an IEEE Fellow, and a named inventor on 170 granted patents.