Meet the Bloggers

 

Revital Bitan

Revital Bitan is Intel’s Corporate Responsibility leader in EMEA region. She has worked at Intel in various capacities since 1987, including, marketing, communication and community relations roles. Before her current role, Revital served as Intel Israel’s CSR manager. She developed Intel Israel’s initial CSR strategy and worked across Intel and with local CSR organizations to spearhead the CSR concept. Throughout her career at Intel, Revital has driven numerous local community projects and national education programs to promote bridging the digital divide. Revital believes that women frequently serve as the catalysts for creating positive social change. She participated in Harvard University’s program ‘Women and Power – Leadership in the New World’. Revital holds MBA from the Haifa University, Israel.

Todd Brady

Todd Brady is the Global Sustainability Director for Intel Corporation. In this role, he directs Intel’s global sustainability initiatives and strategies by leading corporate-wide environmental programs such as climate, energy and water conservation, waste minimization, sustainability and smart and green design.

Since joining Intel in 1995, Todd has led a wide range of environmental initiatives within the company, ranging from key public regulatory and policy engagements to establishing Intel’s product stewardship strategies and design for environment programs at semiconductor manufacturing sites. During his 20 years at Intel, Todd has represented the company publicly and led industry-wide initiatives in many national and international environmental committees.  He has authored more than 20 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings on a variety of environmental topics.  In 2009, he was named by Scientific American as one of ten outstanding leaders involved in research, business or policy pursuits that have advanced science and technology.

Todd holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University and a MS in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Suzanne Fallender

Suzanne has more than 16 years of experience in the fields of corporate responsibility and corporate governance. Suzanne is currently Director of Intel’s Global Girls and Women Initiative, which includes a set of strategic programs, partnerships, and policy engagements designed to empower millions of girls and women around the world through quality education and technology. This includes Intel’s partnership on the Girl Rising film and social action campaign which highlights the critical importance of investing in educating girls to advance economic opportunity. Suzanne also leads Intel’s strategy around the concept of creating shared value, including engaging in research and partnerships to identify new opportunities to create both business value and social impact.

Prior to her current role, Suzanne spent six years leading Intel’s approach to CSR reporting and engagement with socially responsible investors, including publication of Intel’s annual CSR report. She also worked with business groups across the company to integrate CSR strategic planning, policies, external and internal communications, and employee engagement activities. Previously, Suzanne served as Vice President at Institutional Shareholder Services where she managed the firm’s socially responsible investing division. Outside Intel, Suzanne is a member of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s Executive Forum and Net Impact’s Corporate Advisory Council, and serves on the boards of directors of the Tempe Community Council and Arizona Businesses Advancing Sustainability. Suzanne holds an M.B.A. from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.

Follow Suzanne on Twitter at @sfallender.

Luke Filose

Luke_Filose_headshotLuke Filose works for Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group and manages the Intel Education Service Corps, a skills-based volunteering program that supports NGOs and governments around the world deploying Intel technologies that address global challenges including Intel® Education Solutions. Luke has extensive experience marketing technology products and collaborating with NGOs in emerging markets. Luke was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mauritania and has a BA in Political Science and MBA, both from UC Berkeley. Follow Luke on Twitter @lfilose.

Chelsea Hossaini

Chelsea Hossaini is the Northwest Region Communications Manager focused on driving communications, managing media relations and the promotion of national programs and events.

A graduate of the University of Portland with a degree in Communications Studies, Chelsea has worked with two public relations agencies and a variety of clients where she gained significant social media and media relations experience.  In addition, she worked at a radio station on a political campaign and is an active community volunteer.

Outside of the office, you can usually find Chelsea enjoying the great outdoors.  Whether it’s exploring Central Oregon, hiking through the Columbia River Gorge, or heading out to the Oregon Coast, she enjoys discovering new corners of the State.

Walden Kirsch

WaldenMug200x200Walden Kirsch is a journalist who has covered all aspects of Intel’s business worldwide for the last 14 years. For the previous 17 years he reported the news every night on-air for the NBC-TV affiliate in Portland, Oregon. He is also a photographer who has shot extensively across the Americas, Europe, North Africa and Asia. He did his undergraduate work at Reed College, and earned a Master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University.

Linda Qian

Linda_QianLinda manages Corporate Social Responsibility communications including the annual Corporate Responsibility Report. She joined Intel’s global Corporate Responsibility Office in 2011.  Linda also works with our Corporate Marketing Group to drive engagement through Intel’s social media channels. She has a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies from UC Berkeley.

Follow Linda on Twitter at @lindalqian and @Intelinvolved.

Martina Roth

Martina_RothDr. Martina Roth is Director of Intel’s Global Education Strategy, Research and Policy.

Dr. Roth joined Intel in 1997 as Program Manager for “Kids and Creativity” at Intel’s Content Group, managing Intel Software Developers throughout Europe and providing leading edge Education content to the school and after school market. From 1999 to 2002 she led the Intel Education Programs for Central Europe, especially Teacher Professional Development, Math Science and Higher Education. From 2002 to 2007 she was Director of the Intel® Education Group for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and responsible for the development and implementation of Intel’s Education Programs in the region, covering approximately 50 countries on three continents.

Prior to joining Intel Corporation, Dr. Roth was Methodic Director of the Management Training Center at Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH, Germany; Marketing and Multimedia Instructor at 3V Multimedia in Munich, Germany; Lecturer and Scientific Collaborator at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.

Dr. Roth holds a M.A. in Pedagogy and a Ph.D. in Philology from the University of Jena, Germany. She received an additional qualification as Media-Didactic and Lecturer for Learning Systems in Munich, holds a Certificate for Market Strategy at INSEAD, Fontainebleau/France and Entrepreneurship from UC Berkeley/US.

Marty Sedler

Marty SedlerMarty Sedler is the Director of Global Utilities & Infrastructure for Intel Corporation. Marty has been with Intel 20 years, integrating Energy Management and Energy Policy responsibilities within a formal process. He and his staff are responsible for all utility supply issues, ensuring the capacity, price and reliability of Utility Supplies and Infrastructure to Intel facilities worldwide, as well as supporting conservation programs. Marty is responsible for evaluating and incorporating alternative energy options within in Intel and establishing sustainable energy positions and strategies for renewable energy policy within Intel’s energy portfolio. He leads the utility site selection component of a corporate team that identifies and recommends potential new locations for Intel Facility and Manufacturing growth worldwide.  Marty is Intel’s external energy representative in various private, public, State and Federal energy action groups and task forces. He is a member of various Department of Energy Steering Committees and has sat on several state Governors’ energy committees.  Previous to joining Intel, he spent 14 years in the electric utility industry in a variety of functions including: Operations, Rates, Environmental, Energy Supply/Engineering, Power Plant Operation and Key Account Management.

Renee Wittemyer

Renee Wittemyer is the Director of Social Impact in Intel Corporation’s Corporate Responsibility Office. In her role she develops CSR strategy for Intel’s girls and women’s campaign, develops social innovation opportunities to create business and social value for Intel’s business units, and manages Intel’s relationships with strategic alliances such as USAID, NGOs, and UN Women. She has extensive experience conducting research on a range of technology and development topics in emerging economies as a research scientist in Intel Labs. Past experience includes projects in East Africa and India with the World Bank, United Nations Development Program, NGOs, and Microsoft Research. She has published over 20 papers in academic journals, edited books as well as more popular venues on topics such as gender/women’s empowerment and technology; technology and development, poverty, social entrepreneurship, and financial inclusion. . She holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley focused in development studies. She has a Masters degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School with a focus in international development and science and technology policy.