William A. Swope is corporate vice president and general manager of Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group and is responsible for ensuring Intel’s continued focus on corporate social responsibility as an integral part of Intel’s corporate strategy.
William A. Swope is corporate vice president and general manager of Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group and is responsible for ensuring Intel’s continued focus on corporate social responsibility as an integral part of Intel’s corporate strategy. In this role, he leads the company’s global education and citizenship programs, as well as its community and corporate contribution activities and the Intel Foundation. His team is charged with driving policy, education, and community agendas that effect positive change around the world.Since joining Intel in 1979, Swope has held numerous roles including manufacturing technology planning, strategic product planning and product management. Swope was director of Digital Enterprise Brand Management, and prior to that he was general manager of the Software and Solutions Group (SSG), reporting to the president and chief operating officer of Intel. In that capacity he managed the software products and enabling efforts within SSG. From 1993 to 1995, Swope was the general manager of the Intel® Pentium® Pro processor team. Swope was promoted to vice president in 1996 and corporate vice president in 2003.Inspired by Intel’s commitment to corporate social responsibility, Swope is honored to be the steward of the company’s 40-year legacy of support for education, environment and the community. His responsibilities span from the Intel Foundation to Intel’s global education programs to its Volunteer Matching Grants and the Intel Involved employee volunteerism programs. Swope is also a frequent keynote speaker at global forums such as the World Economic Forum, eLearning Africa, and the UN Global Alliance on ICT and Development.Swope received his bachelor’s degree in applied physics from Tufts College. He earned his master’s degree in management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Swope serves on the board of directors for Rim Semiconductor, Inc.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on William A. Swope and other top speakers and celebrities.