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    Intel CEO List Eyes Outsiders in Break With Tradition

    According to Bloomberg:

    Sanjay Jha
    Anand Chandrasekher
    Navin Shenoy
    Renee James

    Intel's had six leaders in 50 Years all from within its own ranks:

    Robert Noyce 1968-75
    Gordon Moore 1975-87
    Andy Grove 1987-98
    Craig Barrett 1998-05
    Paul Otellini 2005-13
    Brian Krzanich 2013-18

    The last two are the only one's without PhDs. In fact, BK has a BS from San Jose State. Otellini has an MBA.

    www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-04/intel-ceo-list-is-said-to-eye-outsiders-in-break-with-tradition

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    I'm a big Sanjay fan so that would be my choice. Anyone internal to Intel would be more of the same. If only Intel had acquired NVIDIA and Jensen Huang instead of promoting BK like I suggested we would not be having this discussion. Intel would also still be the #1 semiconductor company in the world, absolutely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daniel Nenni View Post
    According to Bloomberg:

    Sanjay Jha
    Anand Chandrasekher
    Navin Shenoy
    Renee James
    Among these four names mentioned, only Sanjay Jha is truly an "outsider". Everyone else is either worked for Intel before or currently on Intel's payroll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daniel Nenni View Post
    According to Bloomberg:

    Sanjay Jha
    Anand Chandrasekher
    Navin Shenoy
    Renee James

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    Is there any reason why you left out Murthy Renduchintala? I thought he was the front runner.

    Personally, seeing how Sanjay turned around GF, and given all the problem Intel has with its Fab, I think he should be the ideal candidate as well.

    My abosolute favourite would be Pat Gelsinger, but he has publicly declined already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksec View Post
    Is there any reason why you left out Murthy Renduchintala? I thought he was the front runner.
    Personally, seeing how Sanjay turned around GF, and given all the problem Intel has with its Fab, I think he should be the ideal candidate as well.
    My abosolute favourite would be Pat Gelsinger, but he has publicly declined already.
    No, that was my mistake. From what I have heard Murthy is not the front runner though. Remember when he joined Intel with all of the hoopla? The leaked memo? He has been in the background for a while now which is not a good sign.

    My guess is that Intel will go the safe route and promote from within. If they do I would not expect anything great just more of the same. Pat Gelsinger would be an excellent compromise of insider/outsider, maybe Intel can make him an offer he cannot refuse?

    It really is disappointing to me that Intel did not have a candidate ready before firing BK. Just bad management in my opinion. Andy Bryant has got to go!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daniel Nenni View Post
    No, that was my mistake. From what I have heard Murthy is not the front runner though. Remember when he joined Intel with all of the hoopla? The leaked memo? He has been in the background for a while now which is not a good sign.

    My guess is that Intel will go the safe route and promote from within. If they do I would not expect anything great just more of the same. Pat Gelsinger would be an excellent compromise of insider/outsider, maybe Intel can make him an offer he cannot refuse?

    It really is disappointing to me that Intel did not have a candidate ready before firing BK. Just bad management in my opinion. Andy Bryant has got to go!
    I totally agree with you on Andy Bryant. I fail to see what the man has done for Intel for ages. But I ask you: What is wrong with Murthy???

    To me the man is an excellent combination of a former outsider (he became to understand INTC's business from different vantage points, and I am sure he was never subject to the NIH Syndrome) AND he has become an almost-insider by now.

    What more can that stupid BOD ask for?

    On top of that, I venture a guess that Murthy was the driving force behind Intel's newly achieved profitabiliy. I am sure the company had needed a lot of pruning and focusing, when Murthy joined them.

    So why should he not be rewarded for all that?

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