Intel announced the hiring of Tom Lantzsch, he will become the new senior vice president and general manager of the chip giant's Internet of Things (IoT) unit. Lantzsch previously held a position as executive vice president of strategy at ARM, where he spent the last 10 years of his career.
Tom comes to Intel with more than 30 years of experience in Fortune 500 and early-stage startup companies. Most recently, he was the executive vice president of strategy at ARM, where he spent the last 10 years of his career.
Here’s what we want you to know about Tom: He brings deep strategic and operational acumen, and he’s grown businesses and fueled innovation. He’ll be an accelerant leader for Intel and our industry – leading with a pure passion for how smart and connected devices will enrich our daily lives. Tom will join the team formally in January.
In related news, Intel also announced the formation of the Automated Driving Group (ADG). This is pretty self-explanatory, this new group will focus on self-driving car and driver-assistance technology. Full details at Intel.