Ahmed Mahmoud, 2010 Honoree

Title
CIO
Employer
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Location
Austin,, Texas
First job:
"Setting lights for plays."
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"Yes. I strongly feel IT is the fabric in society. IT is the core of business. IT saves time, creates time and enables efficiency with greater productivity. IT allows us to not just run a business, but to grow and transform business."
If I were not in this business, I would probably be...
"a professor or chef."
Best mentoring relationship:
"A past CIO I worked for who was a exceptional mentor. He gave me critical feedback while enabling opportunity through growth-stretch assignments."
Passion outside of work:
Cooking
Favorite TV show:
House
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