August 29, 2012
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早晨，手机上见到了一封公司的news release邮件，标题写着“AMD Hires John Gustafson as Chief Graphics Product Architect”.
Gustafson is a 35-year veteran of the computing industry. He joins AMD from Intel, where he headed the company’s eXtreme Technologies Lab, conducting cutting-edge research on energy-efficient computing and memory, as well as optical, energy and storage technologies. Prior to that, he served as CEO at Massively Parallel Technologies and CTO at ClearSpeed Technology, a high-performance computing company. Gustafson has also held key management and research positions at numerous companies including Sun Microsystems, Ames Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories.
Gustafson holds both a master’s and a doctorate degree in applied mathematics from Iowa State University, and a bachelor’s degree in the same from the California Institute of Technology. He also holds numerous patents and has authored an extensive array of technical publications.