Intel names Shlomit Weiss senior vice president and general manager of design engineering


SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intel Corporation today announced that Shlomit Weiss, senior vice president and co-general manager (GM) of the Design Engineering Group (DEG), will replace senior vice president Sunil Shenoy, who will retire at the end of of the year. Weiss will lead the design, development, validation and manufacturing support of the company’s intellectual properties (IP) and systems-on-chips (SoCs), reporting directly to Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger and joining the team. of company management.

“The design engineering organization plays a central role in our ability to deliver industry-leading products in every category in which we compete. This requires a leader with deep technical expertise and a passion for engineering excellence, and Shlomit has it in spades,” Gelsinger said. “With over three decades of experience in semiconductor and SoC design engineering and management, Shlomit is known for its focus on quality and predictable execution, which are critical areas as we do advancing our IDM 2.0 strategy.

Weiss returned to Intel last year as co-general manager of DEG with Shenoy, specifically leading customer product design engineering and the core Intel architecture portfolio used in customers, data centers, and other segments. Prior to joining Intel, Weiss was senior vice president of silicon engineering at Mellanox, now part of Nvidia. She has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Weiss spent 28 years at Intel in engineering and leadership roles, including leader of cross-site teams responsible for IP and discrete data center products, and general manager of data center group silicon development. .

“I returned to Intel last year because I was inspired and excited by Pat’s bold strategy and vision for IDM 2.0 for the enterprise and saw an opportunity to help accelerate the journey of the company to product leadership,” said Weiss. “I am honored to join Pat’s leadership team and help re-energize and re-establish a culture of execution and innovation while leading our engineering teams to drive a steady, predictable cadence of product innovation. quality.

Navid Shahriari, senior vice president of Intel, will serve as the new co-GM at the helm of DEG and will focus on data center products. Shahriari joined Intel in 1989 and has held numerous technical and engineering leadership positions, with a reputation for driving disciplined engineering and excellence in execution. Most recently, he led the Manufacturing and Product Engineering (MPE) organization.

These changes take effect immediately. Shenoy will remain at Intel until the end of the year to help with the transition and advise the CEO on other technology initiatives.

“Well known as one of the original creators of the “tick tock” design and manufacturing model, Sunil came out of retirement in February 2021 to help restore Intel’s engineering discipline and focused execution culture. of transparency and collaboration,” said Gelsinger. “I am deeply grateful to him for his many contributions to Intel throughout his 35-year career. »

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