Kevin Krewell is a senior analyst at The Linley Group and a senior editor of Microprocessor Report. He has spent six years at MPR in a variety of roles, contributing numerous articles on PC processors, server processors, CPU IP cores, and related technology.
He has been a frequent presenter at Microprocessor Forum and other industry conferences. As an analyst, he is often quoted in the technical and business media, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Jose Mercury News, BBC, and CNet.
Kevin also has more than 25 years of industry experience in both engineering and marketing positions. Before joining The Linley Group, he was Director of Strategic Marketing at Nvidia, a leader in PC graphics processors, and also Director of Technical Marketing at Raza Microelectronics (now part of NetLogic), a vendor of embedded multicore processors.
He also spent more than a decade at AMD in roles including technical marketing manager and field application engineer. Kevin led a team that created technical documentation for AMD's PC chipsets. He supported the launch of AMD’s K6 and contributed to the book "The AMD K6-3D Processor." As an field application engineer (FAE), he worked closely with key AMD customers such as 3Com, Acer, IBM, SMC, and Symbol Technology.
Kevin understands the needs of engineers, having spent 10 years in product design at several smaller companies. During this time, his projects ranged from graphics displays to shipboard radar systems. Most involved hardware and software design for microprocessor and/or DSP chips. By the end of this period, he achieved the level of Manager of Hardware Engineering at Esprit Systems.
Kevin earned a bachelors of science degree in electrical engineering from Manhattan College. He also holds a masters of business administration from Adelphi University. He is a member of the IEEE as well as the Co-Chairman of the Microprocessor Oral History SIG for the Computer History Museum.Download a high-resolution photograph suitable for print purposes.