Biography: Leendert van Doorn
Dr. Leendert van Doorn is a Corporate Fellow and Corporate VP at AMD where he is responsible for driving software innovation across the company. He actively engages with AMD’s software partners (Microsoft, Google, RedHat, VMWare, etc.) to understand their long-term roadmaps and reflects this input back into AMD’s roadmaps, while at the same time evangelizing AMD’s future plans with our partners. Leendert is responsible for AMD’s security, virtualization, manageability, and software ecosystem strategies. During the last 3 years he has been actively driving AMD's ARM 64-bit server ecosystem enablement. He is a member of AMD’s Innovation Leadership Team (ILT) and actively participates in AMD’s domain roadmap process.
Before joining AMD he worked at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center where he lead virtualization, system security, and penetration research teams. Leendert holds a Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Occasionally he is known to find refuge at Carnegie Mellon University where he is an adjunct professor.