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As part of the IBM System and Technology Group in Austin, Texas, he is leading the development of IBM next generation Pserver processors. He joined IBM in 1979 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Potsdam, in the Berlin-Brandenburg region of Germany. He has played a key role in shaping the direction of IBM pServer microprocessors. He was involved in the development of the PowerPC architecture and is the principle architect behind pServer microprocessors. He has introduced leading technologies to IBM server design such as Out of Order and Super Scaler execution, Simultaneous Multi-Threading, Ultrahigh Frequency design and Multi Core on a Chip. His innovations were applied to IBM microprocessors that have been used in super computers, servers, workstations, and personal computers. He led the development of several microprocessor products that enable IBM to be the leader in the server market. These innovations are not only cornerstones to IBM's microprocessor cores but to the entire microprocessor design industry. His innovation in core design culminated in an unprecedented set of number one benchmarks with the introduction of the POWER6 microprocessor. He has been a leader in microprocessor execution since POWER3 and is currently leading the development of IBM's next generation POWER Processor. He holds more than 80 patents in the field of microprocessor design. He has received 3 IBM Corporate awards, and 4 IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement awards. In recognition of his technical contribution he was appointed to IBM Fellow, the highest technical achievement at IBM, in 2009 for his leadership and innovations in Microprocessor Core design. He has long been recognized across POWER and System z as an innovator and execution leader.
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    Leader of the development of several microprocessor products that enable IBM to be the leader in the server market
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