Women in Technology Hall of Fame

Lisa T. Su, Ph.D.

Lisa T. Su, Ph.D.

President & CEO, Advanced Micro Devices

Inducted in 2021

Lisa T. Su, Ph.D., is Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) president and chief executive officer, a position she has held since 2014, and serves on the AMD Board of Directors. Dr. Su joined AMD in 2012 as senior vice president and general manager of global business units, then became chief operating officer. Prior to joining AMD, Dr. Su served as senior vice president and general manager of networking and multimedia at Freescale Semiconductor. Dr. Su spent 13 years at IBM in various engineering and business leadership positions, including vice president of IBM's Semiconductor Research and Development Center.

Dr. Su earned bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She was named a fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers in 2009. In 2019, she was named one of the World's 50 Best CEOs by Barron's, one of the "Most Powerful Women in Business" by Fortune Magazine, and was included in The Bloomberg 50 list of people who defined the year. In 2020, Fortune named Dr. Su #2 on its Business Person of the Year list, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, received the Grace Hopper Technical Leadership Abie Award, and was awarded the Semiconductor Industry Association's highest honor. Dr. Su has been a member of the board of directors of Cisco Systems since January 2020. She also serves on the board of directors for the Semiconductor Industry Association.