10 Techies in the Shadows - Dirk Meyer, president and chief operating officer, AMD

By Michael Hickins  |  Posted 2008-01-30 Print this article Print

Meyer is considered by many to be the most likely successor to Hector Ruiz, AMD's current CEO. Meyer has been with AMD since 1995 and started his career by leading the engineering team that eventually produced the AMD Athlon processor. Before AMD, Meyer worked at Digital Equipment.






Some of the people on this list are little-known co-founders playing second banana to more famous names. Others have broken new ground or developed much-heralded technologies without winning much fame for themselves. You should know them, and, more importantly, you should know what they do. By Michael Hickins


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