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Photo: John E. Davies, Intel Corporation

Biography, Mr. John E. Davies

Vice President, Sales and Marketing, General Manager, World Ahead, Intel Corporation

John E. Davies is vice president of World Ahead for Intel Corporation. Davies is focused on creating demand for Intel platforms via Solutions, new usage models, and ecosystem scaling. His mandate is to bring the benefits of technology to the next billion people by working with the industry, governments and development agencies.

Davies has worked for Intel since 1978, when he joined the company as the Reliability/QA Manager. During his 30 years with Intel, Davies has worked in engineering and manufacturing, as marketing manager for automotive products in Europe, and marketing manager for strategic accounts. He has been director of Marketing for the Mobile Computing Group, and vice president and marketing director for the Consumer Desktop Products group. In late 90ís John was vice president and general manager of Intel Asia Pacific Region where he was based in Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Intel, Davies worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at IBM and as a development engineer at Philips in the United Kingdom.

Davies received his B.S. in Chemistry and his Ph.D. in Solid State Physics from Imperial College, London University.

Intel has awarded Davies two prestigious Individual Achievement Awards for establishing Intel in the European automotive market in 1986, and for driving Intelís mobile computing architecture into the Japanese market in 1992.