Intel Global Appoints Six Israelis to Senior Positions
Uri Frank, who manages Intel’s engineering organization in the Core & Client development group, has been appointed vice president of corporate
Ren Branson, responsible for developing Intel’s next computing core, will be named Vice President of the Intel Core & Client Development Group.
Ophir Adlis, who currently leads the architectural activity in the personal computing group, will be appointed to Intel Fellow.
Ilan Bressler, who leads the wireless communications group, will be appointed vice president of the personal computing group
Dr. Ophir Bokobza-Degani, who holds 50 patents and develops future wireless communication products, will be appointed Intel Fellow
Yehondav Moshe, who is leading the development of the Thunderbolt, will be appointed vice president of the IP Engineering Group
Intel announces appointments of six Israelis to senior positions at Intel Global.
Uri Frank has been appointed Vice President of Intel. This is one of the most senior ranks in Intel worldwide. Frank currently serves as the director of Intel’s engineering organization in the Core & Client development group. He currently manages about 2,000 employees in Israel, India and the United States. In his role, he is responsible for defining and developing the Client (Personal Computing) and Core products for computers and the Data Center. Over the years he has taken part in senior management positions in flagship products such as Sandy Bridge, Ice Lake and more. Laurie holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Technion.
Ren Branson will serve as Vice President (VP) of the Intel Core & Client Development Group. In his current role, Ren is responsible for developing Intel’s next computing core. These days he is leading with his development team a revolutionary change in the core that will be the basis for future Intel processors. In this project, special emphasis is placed on shortening the development time, streamlining and improving processes and tools. Since joining Intel in 2000 as a Branson student he has gone through all the various design roles, managing a variety of development teams. In his most recent role, Ren led the development of Intel’s Mobile and desktop processors that will be released soon. Ren has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the Technion.
Intel also continues to advance technology experts; Ophir Adlis has been appointed Intel Fellow (the rank of Fellow corresponds to the rank of Vice President). Ophir will serve as a Fellow in the personal computing group. He currently leads the architectural activities of future Intel platforms and processors for personal computing in Israel. Adlis has over 25 years of experience in the architecture, development and integration of complex on-chip (SoC) systems for a wide range of products. In recent years he has been responsible for projects such as Ice Lake processors that went on the laptop market in 2019, Rocket Lake processors that will be released in the coming quarter for the desktop market and Elder Lake processors that went on the market later this year.
Ophir joined Intel about 23 years ago, began his professional career in the cellular division, moved to the group of wireless communication solutions, from there to the group of architecture, software and graphics of Intel and is now part of the group of personal computing. Ofir has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University and a master’s degree in business administration from the School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University.
Ilan Bressler, will be appointed Vice President of the Personal Computing Group. Bressler is leading the development of technologies and wireless communication products that provide WiFi, Bluetooth, and cellular solutions for Intel laptops. He heads a global organization responsible for the design, setup, development, and launch of Intel’s leading wireless communications products. This year the organization he leads has brought into the world the Wi-FI6E technology, the next generation of WiFi. Bressler joined Intel in 2002 as a software engineer and contributed to the development of Intel’s first WiFi products launched on Centrino platforms. Prior to his current role, he held a number of senior management positions in the Wireless Communications Division. Bresler has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Technion.
Dr. Ophir Bokobza-Degani will be appointed Intel Fellow. Ophir leads research and innovation in technologies of radio circuits and millimeter waves integrated in silicon technologies for wireless communication systems. Ophir joined Intel in 2005 and since then has led a number of revolutions in Intel radio chip technology that have led to groundbreaking and industry-first Wi-Fi products. In recent years, Ophir has been leading the development of innovative low-power, wide-band digital radio circuits that meet future wireless standards.
Ofir has a double bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and physics, a master’s degree and a doctorate in miniature microelectromechanical systems from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Technion. Ophir was one of the recipients of the prestigious doctoral scholarship from the Charles Clore Foundation. He has published about 85 scientific and technical articles, and holds about 50 patents in the field of wireless communications, radio circuit technology and micro-systems.
Yehondav Moshe will be appointed Vice President of the IP Engineering Group. Yehondav currently manages the Client Connectivity Division, in which he leads the development of IPs and various products in the field of Client connectivity, including the development of Thunderbolt / USB4 and Ethernet technologies. The group under his management is responsible for supplying products on a large scale to all computer manufacturers.
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