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.
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