Pharma/Health and Life Sciences Business Development Executive

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Pharma/Health and Life Sciences Business Development Executive


The Role:

We are looking for our next team member to drive AMD datacenter and commercial client sales in pharmaceutical and biotech accounts in the Northeast. This person will engage with executive decision makers at IT end-user customers to grow AMD EPYC, Threadripper, Ryzen Pro, and Instinct GPU business. This will include working closely with multiple multinational datacenter and client device OEM’s including Dell, Lenovo, HPE, HPi, Cisco, Supermicro etc. as well as their reseller/distributor channels that serve end-user customers in the health and life sciences market.

This is a highly collaborative position, working with enterprise end-user customers and channels, as well as AMD’s global multinational datacenter server and client device OEM Account Sales, Marketing, and Channel teams.


The Person:

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  • Persuasive communicator with the ability to present and influence customer and internal executive level decision makers
  • Relentlessly focused on results-oriented success - strong drive to win and achieve incredible results
  • Operational excellence, passionate with a positive attitude
  • Consistent track record in sales with ability to thrive in a cross-functional team environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – collaborative, motivating, and able to lead and partner across organizational boundaries


Key Responsibilities:

  • Account Manage key corporate/enterprise and cloud end-user customers
  • Drive sales of AMD Ryzen and Ryzen Pro based commercial client PCs
  • Drive Sales of AMD Epyc and Radeon Instinct based server and datacenter solutions
  • Develop strong executive-level relationships with IT end-user decision-makers to understand their needs and to identify projects for datacenter and commercial client solutions that AMD and our partners can fulfill
  • Influence winning strategies for same projects
  • Define/Execute Go-To-Market (GTM) strategies with multinational datacenter server and client device OEMs and local integrators
  • Manage budget/resources within AMD guidelines
  • Manage and update business via Salesforce CRM – on time and accurately


Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience working with pharma and biotech companies in the northeast
  • Proven experience selling datacenter and commercial client solutions and products into health and life sciences vertical
  • Solid understanding of datacenter infrastructure server and storage solutions, software ecosystem, and workloads
  • Solid knowledge of commercial PC client solutions and eco-systems
  • Proven ongoing direct to end-user experience of selling and influencing


Academic Credentials:

BS/BA; MS/MA or MBA preferred







AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.



Requisition Number: 105062 
Country: United States State: New Jersey City: Parsippany 
Job Function: Sales


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