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.
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.