Vice President, Corporate Wireless Strategy and Solutions
Directed the company’s overall wireless strategy and drove initiatives across the company to achieve aggressive objectives. Leveraged the wireless system advantages using AMD products and core technology for IP based Telecom Infrastructure, Mobile Compute platforms, HD media solutions for handheld wireless platforms and visual display systems. Identified and strengthened wireless synergies between product and business organizations to enhance AMD solutions.
·Increased AMD’s position in the wireless broadband market by 100% through design and strategic partner led solutions.
·Increased mobile solution business growth rate by integrating multiple wireless technologies into AMD platforms to deliver better choices for their customers.
·Communicated AMD wireless strategy internally and to customers frequently, raising awareness of AMD capabilities
Vice President and General Manager, Embedded Computing Solutions Division
Led all worldwide business related activities for AMD’s $200M Embedded computing solutions businesses. Managed this global business unit comprised of both 32 and 64 bit embedded product solutions based on x86 and MIPS architectures. Championed all P&L related activities for the division. Instituted actions in the business to return from an investment to a profitable business with the company.
·Grew sales and revenue for direct and distribution channel customers on a global basis by 25% within a year by realigning go to market efforts focusing on strategic customers to increase and sustain sales volumes
·Optimized multi-site engineering organization to include rigorous program management and development process metrics and to improve product delivery predictability
·Replaced key personnel to improve depth of skills and capabilities within the organization
·Recommended and successfully executed the divestiture and sale of a non-strategic business unit without service interruption to any customers