Artifact Details

Title

Tate, Geoff oral history

Catalog Number

102740188

Type

Moving image

Date

2017-07-26

Participants

Laws, David, Interviewer
Plutte, Max, Camera person
Tate, Geoff, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Format

MOV

Description

Geoff Tate served as President and CEO of Rambus from 1990 to 2005. He conceived and directed the strategy that led to success as one of the first significant semiconductor IP companies. Tate previously held the position of Senior Vice President and corporate officer of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) responsible for all microprocessors and peripherals including the Intel compatible (x86) and 29000 microprocessor families. Tate was with AMD for over ten years. His earlier positions included managing the Bipolar Gate Array business unit, the PAL business unit and the Microcomputer Systems business unit. Tate has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Alberta and an MBA from Harvard.

Category

Oral history

Subject

AMD; Advanced Micro Devices; Intel; Microprocessor; semiconductor; Venture Capital; Davidow; Nintendo; Austin; Silicon Valley; FPGA; Flex Logic; ARM; Rambus

Collection Title

CHM Oral History Collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8291.2018
 

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102740187 Tate, Geoff oral history