David A. Laws [AMD 1975-1986, V.P. Business Development] is a high-technology business consultant with a focus on marketing and strategic planning. He earned a B.Sc. (Physics) in the UK and after moving to California in 1968 worked for Silicon Valley companies, including Fairchild Semiconductor, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and Altera Corporation, in roles from product marketing engineer to CEO. Mr. Laws has served as staff director of the Semiconductor Special Interest Group for the Computer History Museum and is currently advising on semiconductor content for the signature exhibit due to open in 2010.