AMD CEO Lisa Su becomes one of the Science and Technology advisors to US President Joe Biden


According to the source, the CEO of AMD Lisa Su (Lisa Su) has been appointed by US President John Biden (Joe Biden) as a consultant on science and technology - she became one of the members of the Council (Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, PCAST). According to Biden, PCAST ​​members will advise the US presidential administration "on policy issues where understanding science, technology, and innovation is key."


In addition to AMD's CEO, the Board also includes Dr. William Dally, Chief Scientist at NVIDIA, Eric Horvitz, Head of Science at Microsoft, and Phil Venables, Chief Information Officer, Google Cloud. The board will be chaired by Dr. Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology, Dr. Maria Zuber of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the White House's director of science and technology policy, Dr. Eric Lander.


In total, PCAST ​​consists of 20 elected members of the National Academies of Sciences, five MacArthur Foundation Fellows, two former Cabinet Secretaries, and two Nobel Prize winners. Interestingly, none of these members will be paid but will be reimbursed for travel, meals, and accommodation in accordance with US government regulations.

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