Mr. Otellini Goes to Washington — 84,000 employees and One Million Hours strong.

Just like Intel squeezing 47 Million transistors into one Intel Atom processor, we sent just one man to the White House to represent our 84,000 employees being honored today for Intel’s commitment to volunteerism.


Paul Otellini — our CEO and driving force behind our One Million Hour commitment in honor of our 40th birthday year — accepted the President’s Volunteer Service Award in a National Volunteer Week ceremony celebrating the American spirit of volunteerism supported by the Freedom Corps.

Paul is being honored today because Intel’s history of volunteerism goes back decades. Our founders made the commitment in the very beginning that Intel would be an asset to our communities and employees have lived out the commitment around the globe in millions of ways. For our 40th birthday, we’ve set this audacious goal – and like most goals at Intel I’m sure we’ll make or exceed the result. But the impact of publicly declaring our commitment is actually new to us. We have been quietly volunteering in more than 33 countries, partnering with NGOs, and educational institutions to harness to power of Intel, our technology and our people

Setting this goal is a commitment – a commitment that says to our workforce and our community partners – we are serious about giving back, we don’t just bring dollars to the table we bring resources in the form of our employee’s energy and enthusiasm. 47 million transistors is an impressive engineering feat and 1 million hours of commitment to our communities will be an impressive feat of human impact. We are excited about the possibilities this brings. So as Paul picks up the honor – the rest of us will continue working solving technical problems or contributing to solving human problems – we do it all with the same Intel spirit.

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About Suzanne Fallender

Suzanne Fallender is Intel’s Director of Corporate Responsibility. In this role, she collaborates with key stakeholders across the company to integrate corporate responsibility concepts into company strategies, policies, public reporting, and stakeholder engagement activities to advance Intel’s corporate responsibility leadership and create positive social impact and business value. Suzanne leads a team of experienced professionals who engage with internal and external groups to review Intel’s corporate responsibility performance and to identify new opportunities to apply Intel’s technology and expertise to address social and environmental challenges. The team also works closely with Intel’s investor relations and corporate governance groups to drive an integrated outreach strategy with investors on governance and corporate responsibility issues. Suzanne has more than 20 years of experience in the field of corporate responsibility and socially responsible investment. During her time at Intel, Suzanne has held a number of corporate responsibility-related roles, including leading programs empowering girls and women through technology. Prior to Intel, Suzanne served as Vice President at Institutional Shareholder Services where she managed the firm’s socially responsible investing division. 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. She has served on a number of leading industry advisory boards and committees on sustainability and corporate responsibility over the past decade and currently is a member of the Net Impact Board of Directors. Follow Suzanne on Twitter at @sfallender.