This Week in Executive News

Pat Gelsinger takes the reins as Intel CEO on February 15. Intel announces new processor families at CES 2021. Sameer Sharma encourages business leaders to learn from a crisis. Plus, learn how to operationalize diversity, equity, and inclusion in your AI projects and check out the new Intel Partner Alliance.

Intel Appoints Tech Industry Leader Pat Gelsinger as New CEO

Intel’s board of directors has appointed 40-year technology industry veteran Pat Gelsinger as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective February 15, 2021. Gelsinger—a highly respected CEO who spent 30 years at Intel where he began his career—will succeed Bob Swan, who will remain CEO until February 15.

CES 2021: Do More With the Power of Computing (Replay)

This year’s all-virtual Consumer Electronics Show started off with a bang as Intel announced four new processor families for business, education, and “absolute performance leadership, as measured by real world performance.” Now you can catch up with Intel’s news conference, “Do More With the Power of Computing,” featuring Gregory Bryant, Stephanie Hallford, and other Intel executives.

Intel's Sameer Sharma: “Never Let a Crisis Go Waste”

How are business leaders planning to rebuild in a post-COVID economy? Sameer Sharma, Global GM for IoT Solutions at Intel, joins Bitbean’s Charlie Katz to discuss the challenges born from a tumultuous year and how the industry can collectively surmount them. For starters, it’s about learning from a crisis so we’re prepared for the next one.

Evolve: Operationalizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your AI Projects

One crucial way the tech industry can reduce AI’s potentially harmful effects is to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at every step from development to deployment. Watch a replay of VentureBeat’s “Evolve: Ensuring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in AI” event, to hear a panel of industry experts including Intel’s Huma Abidi offer advice for companies looking to operationalize DEI in their AI projects.

Intel Unveils New Partner Alliance to Unify the Channel

Intel has launched the new Intel Partner Alliance, a program designed to unify long-standing Intel partner programs into a single, streamlined offering for the full partner ecosystem. Log in to the new Intel Portal to activate your account and explore the updated interface and new offerings.