March 28, 2017
Shanahan Center, Drinkward Recital Hall
320 E. Foothill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Founder and Chairman, Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions Inc.; Former CEO, AMD
Hector de Jesus Ruiz has been a luminary in the field of technology for nearly three decades. He is an accomplished engineer, corporate strategist and chief executive. His professional career began at Texas Instruments in the company’s research laboratories and manufacturing operations. He then spent two decades at Motorola. In 2000, Hector joined AMD as president and COO and, in April 2002, he was named CEO. At AMD, Hector set the strategic direction of the company, helping guide its growth from a small, broad supplier of components to an innovative technology solutions leader in the processor space.
Funded by the Annenberg Program Endowment for Leadership, this series engages Harvey Mudd and the surrounding communities in important thought and discussion about the role of leadership in the world.