Renee James

Benjamin Wachenje

Title: President, Intel

Born: May 19, 1965, Los Gatos, California

Education: BA in international business and MBA, University of Oregon

Early Marker: Worked as a technical assistant for former chairman and CEO Andy Grove for four years into 1990s, a sign she was being fast-tracked to the top.

Big Idea: Provides the business and marketing vision to counterbalance CEO Brian Krzanich's technology and operations expertise; aims to make the semiconductor company a power in software, along with getting more Intel chips into smartphones.

Wave of the Future: M-economy

Latest Special Reports

  • Piggybanks navigating a maze

    Americans continue to worry about persistent inflation, ongoing market volatility and the possibility of a recession. Many are working to manage the impact on their retirement and savings. The implications of all this economic uncertainty, as well as changes in tax laws, bring new considerations for individuals and especially those retirees planning for and managing future finances.

  • Between new federal tax bill changes and underutilized deductions, CNBC finds ways to save money while filing taxes.

  • Coverage of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

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