AMD has introduced that it has chosen a brand new Senior Vice President and Basic Supervisor, Computing and Graphics. Jack Huynh will take up this vital position, entering into AMD veteran Rick Bergman’s footwear, who is alleged to be retiring. Importantly Bergman will keep on for the subsequent quarter to make sure a clean handover. We observe that Huynh has but to replace his LinkedIn (opens in new tab) and social media profiles with the brand new place.
Whereas some might not be accustomed to Huynh, he has an extended observe document at AMD, having served on the firm for almost 1 / 4 of a century. Importantly, his most up-to-date place was as Senior Vice President & Basic Supervisor, Semi-Customized Group at AMD – a vibrant and really profitable arm of AMD.
“Below Jack’s management, AMD has strengthened our place because the main supplier of customized options for gaming,” stated AMD Chair and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. She thinks that, going ahead, Huynh will ship on the potential of “robust long-term development alternatives” for AMD’s Computing and Graphics enterprise. It was hinted that Huynh will broaden AMD graphics adoption throughout broader markets, and that is actually a technique through which he might make an impression in his new position.
When you check out Huynh’s social media profiles it’s simple to see that he’s a an enthusiastic lover of know-how who has the power to take his “dreamer, designer and builder,” spirit and apply it to make different folks’s tech desires actual.
Rick Bergman’s retirement marks the top of this government’s 30 years + tech trade profession. He has had a exceptional profession, with a robust graphics taste. Early on he labored at corporations like S3 Graphics, TI and IBM. Those that bear in mind ATI graphics pre-AMD takeover (pre-2006) days, would possibly recall Bergman was the Canadian agency’s senior vice chairman and basic supervisor of the ATI PC Group. After the AMD takeover, Bergman remained in varied SVP roles stewarding the graphics operations.
In 2011, Bergman left AMD to work because the president and CEO of Synaptics. Nonetheless, he was tempted again to AMD underneath the administration of Dr Lisa Su in 2019, to take up the place of EVP Computing and Graphics at AMD.
AMD actually wants a shot within the arm of its shopper graphics playing cards enterprise. The newest Steam Survey exhibits AMD’s share dropping from 14.9 to 10.8%, with Nvidia on a rampage. Can this be rotated within the coming months with the passion and experience of Huynh, and the arrival of the mainstream RDNA 3 graphics playing cards? We hope so, for competitors’s sake.