Lisa T. Su, PhD
chair and CEO of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
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Lisa T. Su, PhD, is an electrical engineer who is an expert in semiconductor devices and high-performance processors. Originally from Taiwan, she pioneered new ways to connect computer chips using copper instead of aluminum, resulting in 20% faster chip speeds.
- Member of the Board of Directors for AMD, Semiconductor Industry Association, and Cisco Systems, Inc.
- Awarded the Semiconductor Industry Association Robert N. Noyce Award, IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal, and Global Semiconductor Association Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award.
- Named Fortune Magazine’s #2 “Business Person of the Year” for 2020, one of the “Most Powerful Women in Business” by Fortune Magazine, and Barron’s “World’s Best CEOs” of 2019.
- Member of U.S. National Academy of Engineering, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and IEEE Fellow.