John Bourgoin is chairman and CEO of MIPS Technologies, Inc. Mr. Bourgoin brings more than 30 years of semiconductor experience to his role, drawing from past roles in business management and microprocessor development at MIPS Technologies and AMD, and earlier, in engineering management at Motorola Semiconductor Products Division in Phoenix. 

Previously, Mr. Bourgoin was senior vice president of Silicon Graphics, Inc., and president of the MIPS Group of SGI. Prior to that, he was group vice president of the Computation Products Group at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 

Mr. Bourgoin received a B.S.E.E. from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.