Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

AMD designs technologies that power everything from computing devices to embedded and gaming systems to cloud servers. They’ve been awarded more than 4,500 patents and reportedly power data center servers that house billions of different websites. Currently, AMD technology powers more than 200 million gaming consoles including Microsoft’s Xbox One, Sony’s PS4, and Nintendo’s Wii U. AMD was also named one of two semiconductors on the Global Challenges Index list for superior sustainability.

Company Profile:

Rory Read, CEO

Company Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California

2012 Sales: $5.42 billion

Locations: 50+ locations worldwide

Employees: approximately 10,000 worldwide

Company website: www.amd.com

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