Terry Parks

Terry Parks

Founder / Chief Architect

Terry Parks is a Founder and the Chief Architect of Centaur Technology.

Besides being responsible for core architecture, microarchitecture, and microcode development for Centaur CPUs, Terry has owned and designed many functional units and written numerous CAD tools throughout the years.

Prior to joining Centaur, Terry held Senior Architecture and Design positions at Dell and IBM.  While at IBM, Terry was the Lead Designer of all of IBM's x86 CPUs, including Blue Lightning.

Terry holds over 600 patents and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Miami.