Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 4, 2001

Geoff Tate – Rambus Inc (rmbs)

GEOFF TATE is Chief Executive Officer, Director and a Board member of Rambus Inc. He has provided the vision and operational leadership that has successfully guided the company from startup to industry leader. He has been Chief Executive Officer and a Director since joining the company just after its founding in 1990, and was also President until 1999. Prior to Rambus, Mr. Tate was Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer, microprocessor and peripherals, at Advanced Micro Devices, a semiconductor manufacturer. He also held various marketing and product line management positions during his 11-year career at AMD. Mr. Tate holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Profile
TWST: The industry has been experiencing some ups and downs. Where does

Rambus stand in the whole thing?

Mr. Tate: Any investor should review our 10-K, which of course has a