May 1, 2014, 12:30 PM
Happy 45th Anniversary to Advanced Micro Devices! AMD was founded on May 1, 1969, by a group of former executives from Fairchild Semiconductor, including Jerry Sanders III, Ed Turney, John Carey, Sven Simonsen, Jack Gifford and three members from Gifford’s team, Frank Botte, Jim Giles, and Larry Stenger. The rest is history! Check out the groundbreaking photo from 1969 in Sunnyvale, California.