Tech Talk: Glenn Henry/Centaur Technology Inc. Centaur Technology Inc: Who we are. What we do. Who we're looking for. in ACES 2.402

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Date: 
Feb 24, 2006 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Speaker Name/Affiliation: Glenn Henry/Centaur Tec

hnology Inc.

Talk Title: Centaur Technology Inc: Who we are. Wh

at we do. Who we''re looking for.

Date/Time: February 24 2006 at

3:30 p.m.

Location: ACES 2.402

Host: Centaur Technology In

c.

Talk Abstract:
Centaur Technology Inc. designs the world''s s

mallest low
cost low power x86 processors that are fully-compatible <

br>with the Intel%AE Pentium%AE 4 Processor. Centaur designs are
sold a

s VIA processors that have shipped in millions of
units. Learn about o

ur latest design sold as the VIA C7-M
and its technical characteristi

cs.

Learn about career opportunities within Centaur and how
you

can use the skills acquired in the Computer Science
curriculum to aid C

entaur in its quest to accelerate growth
in new personal computing appl

ications.

Speaker Bio:
Glenn Henry is the founder and president o

f Centaur Technology.
Throughout his career he has played an integral

role in
the development of the computer industry in the U. S. and
c

urrently holds over seventy U.S. patents.

Prior to founding Centaur

in April 1995 Henry served as
a consultant to MIPS Technology (SGI) fo

r one year. From
1988 to 1994 he was Chief Technology Officer and Seni

or
Vice President of the Product Group at Dell Computer Corporation. In that position he was responsible for all product development
acti

vities and at various times also responsible for product
marketing m

anufacturing procurement information systems
and technical support.
Before his tenure at Dell Henry served 21 years with IBM.
He was
the instigator lead architect and development manager
responsible for
the IBM System/32 System38 (forerunner
of AS/400) and RT/PC (forerun

ner of Power systems). In
1985 he was appointed an IBM Fellow.