Robert L. Cross
Robert L. Cross is Multithreading Technologies Manager in Intel's Desktop Architecure Lab, Desktop Platforms Group. The lab is tasked with the research and development of next-generation desktop PC architectures, interconnects, and platform ingredients. Before joining Intel, Robert worked at SAS Institute, where he was Director of Advanced Technology, Principal System Architect, and R&D Strategist from 1979 until 2001. While at SAS Institute, Robert designed SAS' MultiVendor Architecture(tm) and was responsible for the design & delivery of SAS System Versions 79 through Version 7. As Director of Advanced Technology, Robert had responsibility for corporate strategy, coordination of R&D, next generation technology research, and executive sponsorship of technology partnerships. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics.