Intel has a number of very talented resources and role models for women in tech to emulate. These are biographies taken from the Intel web site.
Renée J. James is President of Intel Corporation and is part of the company's Executive Office.
James has broad knowledge of the computing industry, spanning hardware, manufacturing, security, software and services, which she developed through product R&D leadership positions at Intel and as chairman of Intel's software subsidiaries. James has also been an overall leader in the development and implementation of the corporate strategy.
During her 25 plus year career at Intel, James has spearheaded the company's strategic expansion into providing proprietary and open source software and services for applications in enterprise, security and cloud-based computing. In her most recent role as executive vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Group, she was responsible for Intel's global software and services strategy, revenue, profit, and product R&D. In this role, James led Intel's strategic relationships with the world's leading device and enterprise operating systems companies. Previously, she was the director and COO of Intel Online Services, Intel's datacenter services business. Early in her career James also served as chief of staff for former Intel CEO Andy Grove.
James is Vice Chair of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. She also serves as a non-executive director on the Vodafone Group Plc Board of Directors and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. She served 7 years as independent director on the VMware Inc. Board of Directors and was a member of the Audit Committee. She is also a member of the C200.
In 2014 James was ranked 21st on Fortune's Most Powerful Women in Business list, and she was named number 37 on Forbes 100 list. She holds a bachelor's degree and an MBA from the University of Oregon.
Out of twenty-eight corporate vice presidents, four are women:
Rani N. Borkar is corporate vice president and general manager of the Product Development Group for Intel Corporation. In this role she is responsible for driving Intel's silicon development strategy and product integration spanning the breadth of Intel's wide product portfolio.
Borkar leads worldwide engineering teams that deliver processors for Intel® Xeon®, Intel® Xeon Phi™, Intel® Core™ and Intel® Atom™ product families for servers, PCs, phones/tablets and the Internet of Things. Under her leadership Intel has delivered the Haswell and Broadwell family of processors that are transforming the PC industry with Ultrabook™, All-in-Ones, and a new category of 2 in 1 computing devices. She has led the development of groundbreaking products like Ivytown (Intel® Xeon®), Knights Corner (Intel® Xeon Phi™) and Avoton/Rangely-based Intel Atom processors that have fueled the growth of Intel's data center business in enterprise, cloud computing and high performance computing. Since 2011 Borkar has led her teams to deliver Intel Atom processor-based System-on-Chip products for the mobility segment and launched the Baytrail-based family of Intel Atom processors.
Throughout her 25 year career with Intel, Borkar has held several senior technical and executive management positions in microprocessor design and development. She received the Corporate Fellow Award in 2004 at the Linkage Women in Leadership Conference.
Borkar received her master's degree in physics from the University of Mumbai, India in 1982. She earned her master's degree in electrical engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute in 1989.
Leslie S. Culbertson is corporate vice president and director of Finance for Intel Corporation. She is responsible for corporate finance, tax, licensing and customs, all operational finance and accounting and control functions.
Culbertson joined Intel in 1979 as the Oregon site accounting manager. Since that time, she has held many different controller positions, including a group controller. She was the vice president and co-director for Intel's Materials Organization from 1998 to mid-2000. In this position, she was responsible for direct and indirect procurement of materials, including silicon, boards/systems materials and all corporate purchasing.
In 2000, Culbertson moved into the position of vice president and general manager for Systems Manufacturing. In this role, she was responsible for the entire supply chain for board and system level products at Intel. This included an outsourcing organization, manufacturing facilities in four locations, a materials procurement organization, technology development for boards and systems, and the post-sales support group for Intel. She also worked as a business unit general manager.
Prior to Intel, Culbertson worked at British Petroleum/Standard Oil of Ohio as the cost manager for the Prudoe Bay Project in Alaska.
Culbertson received her bachelor's degree from Lewis & Clark College in 1971.
Aicha Evans is corporate vice president and is general manager of the Wireless Platform Research and Development Group in the Platform Engineering Group. She is responsible for driving wireless engineering for multi-comm products and Intel platforms, including modems, RF, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, FM, LTE, WLAN/WWAN as well as emerging wireless technologies to lead this industry going forward. Prior to PEG, she held the same title and role within the Mobile and Communications Group.
Previously Evans was the general manager of the Mobile Wireless Group where managed the engineering, software, hardware, strategic planning, and product test teams responsible for providing wireless connectivity ingredients and solutions for all Intel platforms.
Evans joined Intel in 2006 as a software integration and test manager. She held a number of management positions responsible for Intel's wireless efforts including software engineering and support for customers deploying WiMAX networks in multiple geographies. Additionally, she worked in Israel managing WiFi engineering and product lines. Prior to Intel, Evans spent 10 years in various engineering management positions at Rockwell Semiconductors, Conexant and Skyworks.
Evans received a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from The George Washington University in 1996.
Kimberly "Kim" Stevenson is corporate vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Intel Corporation. Her IT organization capitalizes on information technology to accelerate Intel's quest to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth. More than 6,000 worldwide IT professionals are protecting Intel's assets, driving competitive advantage, and providing IT solutions under Stevenson's leadership.
Stevenson currently leads the Intel Network of Executive Women (INEW) as the Subcommittee Chair for External Thought Leadership and Outreach to channel her passion for engaging girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and speaks on the topic both internally and externally.
Previously, Stevenson held the position of vice president and general manager of Intel's Global IT Operations and Services, where she led both the strategic and tactical support of Intel's worldwide infrastructure components, including data centers, network and telecommunications, enterprise application support, client computing and a 24x7 internal service desk.
Prior to joining Intel, Stevenson spent seven years at the former EDS, now HP enterprise services, holding a variety of positions including vice president of Worldwide Communications, Media and Entertainment (CM&E) Industry Practice, as well as the vice president of Enterprise Service Management, where she oversaw the global development and delivery of enterprise services. Before joining EDS, Stevenson spent 18 years at IBM in several executive positions including vice president of Marketing and Operations of the eServer iSeries division.
In 2014, Stevenson won numerous awards including Silicon Valley Business Journal's Best CIO, an Evanta Top 10 Breakaway Leader, Huffington Post's Most Social CIO as well as the CIO 100 award by CIO.com for four years in a row.
Stevenson earned a bachelor's degree from Northeastern University and holds a master's degree in business administration from Cornell University. She serves on the board of directors of Riverbed Technology and Cloudera.
There are no women among the four executive vps, but there is one woman among the eight senior vps :
Diane M. Bryant is senior vice president and general manager of the Data Center Group for Intel Corporation. Bryant leads the worldwide organization that develops the products and technologies that power nine of every 10 servers sold worldwide, generating more than $11 billion in revenue in 2013.
In her current role, she manages the data center P&L, strategy and product development for enterprise, cloud service providers, telecommunications, and high-performance computing infrastructure, spanning server, storage, and network solutions.Bryant is building the foundation for continued growth by driving new products and technologies–from high-end co-processors for supercomputers to high-density systems for the cloud, to solutions for big data analytics.
Previously, Bryant was corporate vice president and chief information officer of Intel. She was responsible for the corporate-wide information technology solutions and services that enabled Intel's business strategies for growth and efficiency.
Bryant received her bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from U.C. Davis in 1985 and joined Intel the same year. She attended the Stanford Executive Program and holds four U.S. patents.
There are two women out of the 11 members of the board of directors:
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky has been a director of Intel since January 2004 and is Senior International Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.
Formerly the United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Barshefsky was the chief trade negotiator and principal trade policy maker for the United States from 1997 to 2001 and a member of the President's Cabinet.
Ambassador Barshefsky serves on the corporate Board of Directors of the American Express Company; The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Susan Decker is principal of Deck3 Ventures LLC. She serves on the boards of directors of Berkshire Hathaway, Intel Corporation, and Costco Wholesale. She is also a trustee of Save the Children.
During the 2009- 2010 academic year, she was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) at Harvard Business School (HBS). In this role, she was involved in case development activities, worked with students, and helped develop and deliver portions of the January 2010 Silicon Valley Immersion Program for HBS students.
Prior to joining HBS, Decker performed a number of roles for Yahoo!, from June 2000 to April 2009. Her most recent position was president of Yahoo! Inc. from June 2007 to April 2009. In this role, she was a key participant in determining Yahoo!'s business strategy and vision and was responsible for all of the global business operations of Yahoo!, including sales, product marketing and distribution across the three major customer groups of audience, advertisers and publishers. Prior to becoming President, from December 2006 to June 2007, Decker served as the head of one of Yahoo!'s two major business units, the Advertiser and Publisher Group (APG). Before that, Decker was executive vice president and chief financial officer from June 2000 to June 2007, managing all aspects of the company's financial and administrative direction within key functional areas, including finance, facilities, investor relations (and human resources and legal through December 2006).
Prior to joining Yahoo!, Decker was with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) for 14 years. Most recently, she served as the global director of equity research, a $300 million operation, where, among other things, she was responsible for building and staffing a non-U.S. research product based on global sector teams. Before she assumed these responsibilities, Decker spent 12 years as an equity research analyst, providing coverage to institutional investors on more than 30 media, publishing, and advertising stocks. In this capacity, she received recognition by Institutional Investor magazine as a top rated analyst for ten consecutive years.
Decker holds a B.S. degree from Tufts University, with a double major in computer science and economics, and an M.B.A. from HBS. She also received the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst in 1989 and served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) for a four-year term, from 2000 to 2004. She served on the board of directors of Pixar Animation Studios from June 2004 to May 2006, until its sale to Disney, and on the board of The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) from March 2005 to May 2007.