Hinton previously worked at Intel for 35 years and was one of the big names behind the Nehalem architecture.
The original "Nehalem" CPU microarchitecture from 2008 was pivotal to Intel, as it laid the foundation for Intel's mainline server and client x86 processors for the following 12-odd years.
Glenn Hinton, who was the lead architect for @intel's Nehalem CPU architecture, is rejoining the company to work on an "exciting high-performance CPU project." He said @PGelsinger becoming CPU helped finalize his decision. https://t.co/TfFypThoxP #intel $intc pic.twitter.com/cEouTJnR8V— Dylan Martin (@DylanLJMartin) January 20, 2021