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TSMC and AMD: Leaders of the Industry (7nm)
January 22 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Title: TSMC and AMD: Leaders of the Industry
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Duration: 30 minutes
With the large demand for 7nm products, AMD has united with semiconductor titan TSMC to supply the most advanced technology in the industry. Join TSMC Head of Global Marketing, Godfrey Cheng, and AMD VP of Sales, Kevin Lensing, as they take you through the talent and history behind TSMC, and how this partnership will help AMD deliver the exciting 7nm products your customers love.
What we’ll cover:
- TSMC semiconductor foundry
- The TSMC and AMD partnership and its benefits
- 7nm design and how this partnership will benefit AMD, partners, and customers
Head of Global Marketing
As a gaming, PC and technology enthusiast, Godfrey has lead various corporate, product and technical marketing functions in his 20+ years in the technology sector including over 12 years with ATI Technologies and then AMD. Some of the products & technologies that Godfrey has led include the ATI All-in-Wonder™ family and AMD Crossfire™ technology. Godfrey is the Head of Global Marketing for TSMC. Founded in 1987, TSMC pioneered the Pure-Play foundry model and is the world’s largest dedicated semiconductor foundry today. TSMC has enabled its customers to deliver the world’s most exciting and best performing products with its process technologies including the state-of-the-art, N7.
Corporate Vice President & General Manager
Kevin Lensing is Corporate Vice President and General Manager of global multi-national accounts at AMD. Kevin’s worldwide sales team is responsible for the relationships with AMD’s largest and most strategic OEM partners. With more than 20 years of experience in the PC and semiconductor industries, in leadership roles spanning from engineering to sales, Kevin brings a deep understanding of market dynamics and underlying technology trends to solving customer problems.
Previously, Kevin served as the general manager of AMD’s Embedded Business Unit from 2018 to 2019, and GM of the Client Compute Business Unit from 2015 to 2018. As Client GM, Kevin successfully drove three generations of products to market, including the highly successful launch of the Ryzen™ desktop and notebook product lines in 2017. Prior to his role as General Manager, Kevin held a variety of key positions in the Client BU, including leading the notebook product line from 2011 to 2015, and the desktop product line from 2008 to 2010.
Before joining the Business Unit team, Kevin spent 10 years in various AMD engineering roles spanning manufacturing, process technology development and Advanced Process Control (APC). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Dallas, a Master’s of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and has authored over 40 patents related to semiconductor technology.