Prior to co-founding Cerebras Systems, Gary Lauterbach was co-founder and CTO of SeaMicro, a pioneer in low-power server technology subsequently acquired by AMD. Previously, he was an AMD Fellow and a lead architect of AMD's next-generation, high-performance X86 processor. Earlier, he was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems where he was Chief Architect of the Ultra-SPARC III and Ultra-SPARC IV microprocessors. At Sun Laboratories, he was Chief Architect of the DARPA HPCS peta-scale computing project; his innovative super computer architecture enabled Sun to win $50 million in funding from DARPA. He holds more than 50 patents in computing systems, processors, packaging technology, process control, and software algorithms.