Scott Herkelman to leave AMD at the end of this year
Scott Herkleman, soon former Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD’s Graphics Business Unit has today confirmed he is leaving AMD.
After seven years as the prominent face of AMD’s Radeon division, Scott Herkelman has announced his departure from the company, set to take effect at the end of this year. Scott’s farewell comes on the heels of his active involvement in AMD’s recent launch of the Radeon RX 7800 XT and RX 7700 XT graphics cards, marking a fitting culmination to his tenure.
Throughout his time at AMD, Scott Herkelman was more than just a spokesperson; he was an embodiment of Radeon graphics. His approachability and willingness to engage with the community set him apart, as he frequently dropped hints about upcoming Radeon developments and eagerly tackled challenges faced by Radeon graphics cards. For instance, his open discussions regarding the RX 7900 XT vapor chamber issues demonstrated his commitment to transparency and customer satisfaction.
After seven years at AMD and launching three increasingly competitive generations of RDNA graphics architectures, I have decided to leave AMD at the end of this year.
I will miss every single one of you, fighting shoulder to shoulder in the trenches…
— Scott Herkelman (@sherkelman) September 25, 2023
The GPU industry is known for its rapid pace and fierce competition, there is an abundance of opportunities for Scott. With three major players now vying for dominance in the discrete graphics sector, Herkelman’s expertise and experience will undoubtedly find a new home where he can continue to shape the future of graphics technology.
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