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Intel’s CEO, Paul Otellini, announced his retirement in May 2013

Intel's CEO, Paul Otellini, announced his retirement in May 2013

For many years, has been one of the leading technology companies in the world, responsible for the development of microprocessors for computers and laptops, giving life to the vast majority of machines used in the world today, are notebooks or desktop PCs any brand. This marked an absolute dominance of the architecture to this day, largely driven by the current CEO, Paul Otellini.

This character works at Intel since 1974, and over the years, has escalated into one of the most important industry, while maintaining a low profile. Today, in advance announcing the from office, to be held in May 2013, leaving the remaining months to make a painless transition into the company.

In this regard, declared: “I have been privileged to lead one of the largest companies in the world.” Added few more words to his speech, but said several points: “After almost four decades in the company and eight years as CEO, it’s time to move and pass the helm of Intel to a new generation of leadership. I hope to work with Andy (Andy Bryant, president of the board), the board and the management team during this transition period of six months, and also be available as a consultant after retiring as CEO “, who will be finalized until May , 2013.

This change in Intel might be one of the most important business moves of the year-if not the most important, even above what is seen in Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky output . Because Otellini “revolutionized” Intel after the failure in engineering terms it meant for Intel Pentium 4, beginning a career where microprocessors Core, Core 2, Core i, Atom and Xeon, took the market completely, leaving the competition AMD far behind. And not only that, it is a strategy to face the future ARM chips in smartphones and tablets: Medfield.

Link: Intel CEO Paul Otellini to step down in May, leaves a legacy of x86 dominance (Engadget)

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