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[Guru3d] Sean Pelletier makes a mysterious return to Nvidia

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Originally Posted by Guru3d 
Well, that didn't take long. It was merely last month that we reported that a key figure within NVIDIA, Sean Pelletier had left his position as Senior Technical Marketing Manager for Windows, Windows RT, and Apple notebooks at NVIDIA to take up a position at AMD. Apparantly he went back to NVIDIA with much regret as he just posted the following on facebook, read more after the break.

Sean: "Today, I am pleased to announce that I have decided to re-join the team at NVIDIA and will not be joining AMD. In the end, I realized the fit at AMD just wouldn't be the same as it was with the folks I’d been in the trenches with for the last six years. No amount of money and no opportunity is worthwhile if it doesn't feel "right". I can now say with absolute certainty, the right place for me is NVIDIA.

Excited and honored to be back on the winning team!"

Sean worked at Nvidia for almost 6 years and has primarily held a role in notebook marketing for quite a while.

Guru3d

This is odd to me. I guess Nvidia offered him quite a bit? That or he played AMD to get more money out of Nvidia..idk it's strange none the less.
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post #2 of 10
I smell a lawsuit soon lol.











Or hes just trolling AMD
Edited by Phenomanator53 - 6/8/13 at 11:43pm
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maybe it's not the right time for AMD afterall
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blackops_2 View Post

Guru3d

This is odd to me. I guess Nvidia offered him quite a bit? That or he played AMD to get more money out of Nvidia..idk it's strange none the less.

How is this strange?

Would you build up 10-20 years' worth of contacts in an industry, only to burn virtually all of them overnight by joining a competitor in the same industry?

If there's one industry that's not forgiving, it's the discrete GPU business.
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-> Notebook marketing
-> Intel HD Graphics and AMD APUs cannibalizing nVIDIA's sales from GT610 to GT650M.

Makes sense smile.gif
   
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AMD smelled a ph34r-smiley.gif
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maybe he was sent out by nvidia to spy on AMD and then moved back to nvidia to tell them about the secrets he learned?
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Originally Posted by ThriftyPo View Post

maybe he was sent out by nvidia to spy on AMD and then moved back to nvidia to tell them about the secrets he learned?
The Master Spy.

He didn't even make it to AMD, so I'm guessing it's all about the cash.
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He didn't even make it to AMD, so I'm guessing it's all about the cash.

Yep.

Guess his words have to be interpreted as 'No amount of cash could make me leave the company I've been with for the last six, years, especially after they tripled the offer that made me leave them'.
   
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Information gathering operation. I wonder did he leave with half the AMD database tongue.gif
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