Within 24 hours of Intel announcing the integration of Vega into the 8th Gen Intel Core processor, Raja Koduri, the Radeon Technologies Group SVP and Chief Architect, announced that he was leaving AMD. 24 hours later, Intel announced his appointment as the head of the new Intel CVC group that will focus on such products!
Confused? Let us summarise his recent moves…
Summary : Raja Koduri Leaves AMD To Head Intel CVC Group
For those who don’t have details, here is a summary of the recent events leading to the announcement that Raja Koduri is leaving AMD, possibly heading to Intel.
13 September 2017
Raja Koduri began his sabbatical from AMD, with a target return date in December. In his absence, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su was in charge of the Radeon Technologies Group. The point also marked his two years in charge of the new Radeon Technologies Group.
6 November 2017
Intel announced that the 8th Gen Intel Core processors with integrated Radeon graphics.
7 November 2017
Raja Koduri announced his departure from AMD. Rumours have it that he would be announcing a leading role in Intel shortly.
He also switched his Twitter handle, with his old account now called Fake Raja Koduri.
8 November 2017
Intel announced that Raja Koduri has been appointed as Intel Chief Architect and Senior Vice President of the newly-formed Intel Core and Visual Computing Group, and general management of “a new initiative to drive edge computing solutions”.
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For those who want more details, the article continues…
Raja Koduri Takes A Sabbatical
On 13 September 2017, Fudzilla and Tweaktown reported that Raja Koduri was taking a sabbatical from the Radeon Technologies Group. This was right after they launched the AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics cards. This was the letter he sent to his team (as provided by PC Perspective.
Raja Koduri Leaves AMD
On 7 November, HEXUS reported that Raja Koduri was leaving AMD, and shared his final memo to the Radeon Technologies Group :[adrotate group=”1″]
Raja Koduri To Head New Intel CVC Group
On 8 November, 2017, Intel announced Raja Koduri’s appointment as Intel Chief Architect, Senior Vice President of the newly-formed Intel Core and Visual Computing Group, and General Manager of “a new initiative to drive edge computing solutions”. He will officially start in his new role at Intel in early December.
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