episode 762

Inside AMD's IT Strategy with CIO Hasmukh Ranjan: Sustainability, Customer Zero, and AI

Hasmukh Ranjan is the Chief Information Officer of AMD, the $5.6 billion revenue semiconductor company, where he leads IT teams responsible for global infrastructure services, enterprise architecture, information security and IT compliance, compute platform engineering, business operations, vendor management and employee experience. Hasmukh has held that role for a little over a year and came into it by virtue of AMD's acquisition of Xilinx, where he had been the Chief Information Officer. Prior to Xilinx, Hasmukh was the CVP & CIO of Synopsys Inc. April 27, 2023

762: Hasmukh discusses his experience in the CIO role at AMD and how his team thinks about sustainability, innovation, and artificial intelligence within the context of the semiconductor industry. He talks about driving AMD’s talent strategy, advocating for the customer’s needs through the customer zero program, and leading M&A in the CIO role. Additionally, Hasmukh talks about the overall evolution of the semiconductor industry, looks ahead at trends in AI on the horizon, and reflects on the keys to his career success.

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The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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