CEO, Zoox. Former Chief Strategy Officer, Intel Corporation
Aicha S. Evans is CEO of self-driving car company Zoox.
Evans was formerly senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Intel Corporation. She was responsible for driving Intel’s long-term strategy to transform from a PC-centric company to a data-centric company, as well as leading rapid decision making and company-wide execution of the strategy.
Previously Evans was general manager of the Communication and Devices Group, responsible for driving wireless engineering for multi-comm products and Intel platforms, including modems, RF, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, LTE, WLAN/WWAN as well as emerging wireless technologies such as 5G.
Evans joined Intel in 2006 as a software integration and test manager. She held a number of management positions responsible for Intel’s wireless efforts including software engineering and support for customers deploying WiMAX networks in multiple geographies. Additionally, she worked in Israel managing WiFi engineering and product lines. Prior to Intel, Evans spent 10 years in various engineering management positions at Rockwell Semiconductors, Conexant and Skyworks.
She was appointed to the Anita Borg Institute board of trustees in 2016 and to the supervisory board of SAP in 2017.
Evans holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from The George Washington University.
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