Peter Mayer made a professional training as radio and TV technician and received a Diploma in electrical engineering from the University of Erlangen (Germany) in 1997. In 1997 he joined Siemens Semiconductor in Munich which became Infineon Technologies and later Qimonda. There he served in product engineering team and lead graphics memory (SGRAM, GDDR1 to GDDR5) system team. In 2009 the graphics group joined Elpida (now Micron), where he works on GDDR5, GDDR5x and GDDR6 system enabling, system design analysis and technical customer support. He is author or co-author of several US and international patents.