Walid AliChief Technologist of Artificial Intelligence, Edge & Cloud Solutions at AMD
Dr. Walid is the chief technologist of artificial intelligence, edge and cloud solutions at AMD. His team has collaborated with key partners and delivered cutting edge deep learning, analytics and cloud solutions to various industry sectors; ranging from infrastructure, to secure and trusted deployment all the way to deep learning enterprise solutions, business intelligence and big data.
Before AMD, he lead the cloud solutions team at Intel datacenter group, revolutionizing the line of business solutions at major international banks; exchanges, media, cloud and Telcos customers.
Prior to joining Intel, Walid was a senior manager with, Mubadala, a private equity investment entity solely owned by the government of Abu-Dhabi, investing in technical sector and semiconductors (GlobalFoundries and AMD).
Prior to this role, Walid lead the development of many products across his tenureship with Microsoft, Redmond, WA and Intel, Santa Clara, CA, Philips, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Walid holds 51 granted patents with USA patent office and more than 40 peer-reviewed technical publications.
He has studied executive management at Harvard business school, holds a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA in 1999, and has received his M.Sc. in computer science from the Imperial College, London University, London, UK in 1994 with distinction.