Carl J. Anderson received his BS in physics from the University of Missouri in 1974 and his Ph.D. in Physics from the University Wisconsin in 1979. He joined IBM Research in 1979 where he did circuit design, package design and test on the Josephson Superconducting Computer program. From 1983 to 1992 he worked in Gallium Arsenide Optoelectronics design and fabrication.In 1992 Carl became the Silicon circuit senior design manager and was responsible for the conversion of the S/390 high-end mainframe from bipolar technology to custom CMOS technology. In 1997 Carl started worked on the Power4 microprocessor and was responsible for the physical design. Carl became an IBM Fellow in 2000 and was responsible for physical design and tools in IBM server division. In 2003 received an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Wisconsin for his microprocessor accomplishments. Carl worked in the office of the CTO of IBM Systems and Technology Group and is responsible for the design of several energy efficient data centers for 2 years before returning to do processor and system design.