Profile: Craig Barrett


Dr. Craig Barrett is the Retired CEO/Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation and a leading advocate for improving education in the U.S. and around the world. He is also a vocal spokesman for the value technology can provide in raising social and economic standards globally.

Dr. Barrett received his Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science from Stanford University. After graduation, he joined the faculty of Stanford University in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Barrett was a Fulbright Fellow at Danish Technical University in Denmark and a NATO Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Physical Laboratory in England. He joined Intel Corporation in 1974 and became Intel’s fourth president in May 1997, chief executive officer in 1998 and chairman of the Board on May 18, 2005. In May 2009, he stepped down as Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation. Read more.