Mark Papermaster is the CTO and vice president, technology & engineering at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD).
With over 35 year of corporate leadership and engineering roles, Papermaster has developed and brought to market an array of technologies and products including high-performance servers, microprocessors, and mobile devices like Apple’s iPhone and iPod.
As an executive at AMD, Papermaster has guided the company’s technical direction and developed products including the acclaimed “Zen” high-performance x86 CPU family, as well as Infinity Fabric—AMD’s modular design technique. He has also been involved with creating AMD’s system-on-chip (SOC) methodology, I/O and memory and advanced research, and microprocessor design.
Prior to AMD, Papermaster led Cisco’s Silicon Engineering Group which created the company’s routing and switching businesses in 2010. In 2008, he held the title of senior vice president of devices hardware engineering at Apple. While there, Papermaster led the hardware development of both the iPhone and iPod.
Papermaster began his career at IBM, where he held various senior leadership titles during his 26 years with the multinational technology company. The engineer had a direct hand in developing IBM’s key server technologies and microprocessors.
He is a member of various boards including the University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering’s Advisory Board, the Olin College Presidents Council, the CTO Forum Advisory Board, the IEEE Industry Advisory Board, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Papermaster holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas and the University of Vermont, respectively.
Mark D. Papermaster has not been actively trading shares of Advanced Micro Devices in the last ninety days. Most recently, Mark D. Papermaster sold 43,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.36, for a transaction totalling $3,541,480.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 1,465,329 shares of the company's stock, valued at $120,684,496.44.