Information on Renee James, new Intel president

Biographical information on Renee James, named Intel's president effective May 16

Associated Press

Intel's software chief, Renee James, will become the chipmaker's president on May 16, part of a two-person "executive office" at the head of the company. Here are some biographical details on James.

NAME: Renee J. James

CURRENT TITLE: Executive vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Group, Intel Corp.; president effective May 16.

AGE: 48

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, University of Oregon, 1986; master's degree in business administration, University of Oregon, 1992.

CAREER: In most recent role, responsible for Intel's software and services strategy and research and development for next-generation software. Previously director and chief operating officer of data center services business and general manager of Microsoft Program Office. Also served as a technical assistant to Andrew Grove when he was CEO. Joined Intel in 1988 through company's acquisition of Bell Technologies.

OTHER APPOINTMENTS: Serves on board of Vodafone Group PLC and VMware Inc. Member of The Committee of 200, or C200, a group of more than 400 female business leaders.

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