Hosam joined Intel straight out of the University of Maryland with a degree in computer engineering. After a stint in validation, Hosam was selected to join Intel’s premier rotation program. Great gig because of the many ways he got to show the human benefits of technology. Hosam has worked for the Emerging Markets Platform Group on the ClassmatePC as well as the Intel World Ahead team on solution architecture and strategy. He also managed programs such as the Inspire*Empower Challenge for now-Retired Chairman Craig Barrett.Hosam is passionate about making technology work for people, whether in the villages of rural Egypt and Kenya, or by developing sustainable business models with government officials and company executives from emerging markets. When not busy evangelizing technology for societal benefits, Hosam goes fishing and hiking and loves to cook.