Mr Raza is currently the Chairman of Virsec, a Cybersecurity software company. He has served as Chairman of the board at Validity, a biometric solutions company acquired by Synaptics and was also on the board of Seeo, a next generation Li-ion battery company acquired by Bosch. He served on the Stanford University School of Engineering Advisory Council for eight years until 2016. He is an industry veteran and has been in engineering leadership and senior management positions for the past thirty-two years. He was Chairman and CEO of NexGen, the company to challenge Intel in microprocessors. NexGen became a public company and subsequently was acquired by AMD. He became the President and COO of AMD and served on its Board of Directors. At AMD he laid the foundation of its processor business and brought the AMD-K6 and Athlon products to market and had establish the Opteron 64-bit instruction set architecture. Prior to NexGen, he held management positions at VLSI Technology Incorporated, notably the president of Technology Centers Post AMD, he found Raza Microelectronics Incorporated (RMI). RMI was acquired by NetLogic in October 2009 and he served as Chief Technology Advisor to NetLogic. He has been on the boards of start-ups including Mellanox, SiByte, Siara, VxTel and Magma.