Rosalind (Roz) L. Hudnell is Intel Vice President of Corporate Affairs and President of the Intel Foundation. In this role, she oversees professionals in nearly two dozen countries working to inspire and engage the world’s next generation of technology innovators, continuing Intel’s long-standing commitment to corporate responsibility and social impact.
A 19-year Intel veteran, Hudnell joined Intel as a public affairs manager and has held various leadership positions in community relations, government relations, media outreach, employee volunteerism and human resources at the company. Most recently, Hudnell was chief diversity officer and helped to launch Intel’s Diversity in Technology initiative, a multiyear effort backed by a $1 billion investment to accelerate diversity and inclusion across the technology industry at large.
Hudnell led the development of the 10k Engineer’s Initiative for President Obama’s U.S. Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and served as a consultant to the development of the documentary film Girl Rising. Hudnell is also widely known for directing the implementation of the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, a global, award-winning program bringing leading-edge technology to underserved youth around the world. She also co-founded Intel’s Black Executive Council.
Hudnell routinely speaks on employer branding, communications and diversity and has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including Forbes, CNN, Fast Company and MSNBC, to name a few. She serves on the Center for Talent Innovation Board of Directors, the Global Business Coalition for Education Advisory Board and serves on the World Economic Forum “Internet for All” Steering Committee and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. She is a co-author of the research report “The Battle for Female Talent” published in the Harvard Business Review, and selected as a “Woman Helping the World” by Forbes Magazine and 10×10. In 2015, Ebony Magazine selected her to the Power100 List, Fast Company Magazine selected her as one of the most creative leaders in business; the National Action Network presented her with the Triumph Award. In 2016, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich presented Roz with a lifetime achievement award for her impact on diversity and inclusion.
Hudnell completed her undergraduate studies in management at St. Mary’s College, pursued advanced study at UCLA Anderson School of Management and is a Senior Fellow through the American Leadership Forum.
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