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After one and a half year in COVID19 lock down, I decided to spend the 2021 summer in China. This has been a fascinating adventure and I’ve kept a separate blog here about my experiences. I've been updating this block with a more recent China travel experience in 2022.

Short biography

Leendert van Doorn is a Senior Vice President at Qualcomm where he runs the Central Software Engineering organization. Before that, he was a Distinguished Engineer/VP in Microsoft's Azure Core team where he is best known for his work to enable ARM64 servers as first class citizens in Microsoft's Azure datacenters. He has also been working on disaggregation and he represented Microsoft on the board of Directors for the Compute Express Link (CXL) and the Gen-Z organizations.

Before joining Microsoft, he was a Corporate Fellow/CVP at AMD where he was responsible for AMD's security efforts, software innovations and he was the technical executive during the creation of AMD's China JV.

Leendert joined AMD from IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center, where he was a Researcher and Sr. Manager leading the secure systems team, the ethical hackers team and a security usability and privacy team. At IBM he worked on physically secure coprocessors, secure Hypervisors, TPM's, wireless security scanners and he added full virtualization support to Xen in collaboration with Intel and AMD.

When conference calls and meetings are getting too much, he has been known to find refuge at CMU ECE where he is an adjunct professor.

Leendert holds a Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and an engineering degree from the HTS in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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