Leendert van Dorn

CXL Director

Dr. Leendert van Doorn is a distinguished engineer at Microsoft where he leads a path finding team within the Azure Compute organization. He is responsible for server disaggregation initiatives within Azure Compute as well as Azure’s ecosystem enablement for non-traditional (workload optimized) server platforms. Before joining Microsoft, Leendert was a Corporate Fellow/CVP at AMD where he ran the security engineering organization and he was the technical lead for an x86 CPU for the Chinese market. Leendert has authored over 54 papers, holds 18+ patents and he is a frequent speaker and conference program committee member. He holds a Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.