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Protecting AI Data and Workloads with AMD Infinity Guard

June 6, 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

Confidential computing is a critical technology for protecting data used in artificial intelligence (AI) applications. In this keynote, Mark Papermaster, EVP and CTO of AMD, will share the AMD vision and strategy for delivering Confidential AI solutions to the market. He'll discuss how AMD Infinity Guard technology in AMD EPYC™ CPUs, deployed on multiple cloud platforms, enables Confidential AI today, and how the next evolution of AMD Infinity Guard will expand the trust boundaries to include endpoints like AI accelerators. He'll also highlight the role of ecosystem collaboration and open standards in advancing Confidential AI for the industry.

About the speaker

Mark Papermaster

Mark Papermaster

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, AMD

Mark Papermaster is Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President responsible for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) technical direction and product development. He led the re-design of engineering processes at AMD and the development of the award-winning "Zen" high-performance x86 CPU family, high-performance GPUs and the company's modular design approach, Infinity Architecture. He also oversees Information Technology (IT) that delivers AMD's compute infrastructure and services.

His 40+ years of engineering experience includes significant leadership roles managing the development of a wide range of products, from microprocessors to mobile devices and high-performance servers. Before joining AMD in October 2011 as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President,

Papermaster was the leader of Cisco's Silicon Engineering Group, Apple Senior Vice President of Devices Hardware Engineering for iPod and iPhone and held multiple IBM roles in technology development including blade server and the microprocessor technology in mainframe, server, and storage products.

He is an active member of several boards and committees, including the US Department of Commerce Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC) for the CHIPS for America program, Global Semiconductor Alliance Board of Directors, IEEE Industry Advisory Board, The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering Advisory Board, The University of Texas President's Austin Innovation Board, and Purdue University Semiconductor Degrees Leadership Board.

Papermaster received his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and master's degree from the University of Vermont, both in Electrical Engineering.