Amber Huffman

Company Google|Role President

Amber Huffman is a Principal Engineer in Google Cloud responsible for leading industry engagement efforts in the data center ecosystem across servers, storage, networking, accelerators, power, cooling, security, and more. Before joining Google, she spent 25 years at Intel serving as an Intel Fellow and VP.  Amber is the President of NVM Express, on the Board of Directors for the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP), on the Board of Directors for the Universal Chiplet Express Interconnect, and the chair of the RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE) Project. She has led numerous industry standards to successful adoption, including NVM Express, Open NAND Flash Interface, and Serial ATA.

Amber earned a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University. She has been granted more than 20 patents in storage architecture. Amber is known as an inclusive leader and passionate mentor for technologists, including serving on the Global Semiconductor Alliance Women’s Leadership Council and the University of Michigan’s Computer Science & Engineering National Advisory Board.