Rising Woman of Influence: Mydung Pham

2021 Nominee

Mydung Pham

Corporate VP, Silicon Design Engineering


Mydung Pham is a corporate vice president of design engineering in the Technology & Engineering Group at AMD. In her current role, Mydung leads AMD’s Central Design Methodology team delivering best in-class tools and methodology to support AMD designs. Her overarching goal is to continuously innovate and improving design productivity to accelerate product time to market. In addition, Mydung is leading an optimization of EDA workloads on AMD EPYC servers, that in turn enabled EDA optimized cloud offering from Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud – a first in the industry.

Prior to joining AMD in 2010, Mydung spent 18 years at IBM and Motorola in various technical leadership and management roles in CPU and SOC design for PC, Servers, and Game Consoles.

Mydung supported girl’s engineering day and held tech talks to electrical and computer engineering students from the University of Texas. She also was a panelist of the “Taking it to the Next Level” for the Austin Women in Semi Alliance; supported by the GSA Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Mydung earned a bachelor’s degree in Electric and Computer Engineering from University of Vermont. Mydung holds 2 U.S. patents and 6 publications.