Corporate Vice President, Heterogeneous Applications and Developer Solutions
He is responsible for driving and executing AMD’s HSA strategy across the technology, marketing and business functions, engaging the client and server computing ecosystems to shape the next generation of devices, environment, tools, operating systems, and application experiences made possible by AMD’s product family of APUs, discrete GPUs, and CPUs.
Before joining AMD, Hegde was vice president of CUDA technical marketing at NVIDIA, where he focused on training and enabling researchers and developers to leverage the parallel architecture and performance of the GPU for general purpose applications.
Prior to joining NVIDIA in 2008, Hegde was co-founder and CEO of AGEIA Technologies since 2002, when he began his mission to minimize the challenge of physics in game development. Hegde was also a professor of electrical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis and at Louisiana State University.
Hegde earned his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and his Ph. D in Computer Information and Control Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.