11 Facts About Raja Koduri


Raja M Koduri is an Indian-American computer engineer and executive for computer graphics hardware.


Raja Koduri was the chief architect and Executive Vice President of Intel's architecture, graphics and software division until April 2023.


Raja Koduri is born in a Telugu family in Kovvur, West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India.


Raja Koduri earned a bachelor's degree in electronics and communications from Andhra University.


Raja Koduri holds a Master of Technology degree from IIT Kharagpur.


Raja Koduri became the director of advanced technology development at ATI Technologies in 2001.


Raja Koduri returned to AMD in 2013 as a vice president in Visual Computing, which includes both GPU hardware and software, unlike his pre-2009 role at AMD which only concerned GPU hardware.


Under this role, Raja Koduri reported directly to AMD CEO Lisa Su.


In September 2017, Raja Koduri revealed via an internal letter to the Radeon Technologies Group that he would be taking a sabbatical beginning on September 25, in order to spend time with his family.


Raja Koduri mentioned specifically in his letter that the Vega architecture development cycle was difficult for him and that AMD CEO Lisa Su would act as leader of RTG in his absence.


Raja Koduri is an investor and advisor at Makuta VFX, an Indian Visual effects company that had an impact on raising the visual effects quality in Indian cinema with award-winning and successful films like Eega, Baahubali series.