Aicha S. Evans

aicha-evans_1.jpgAicha S. Evans is senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Intel Corporation. She is 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, NFC, FM, LTE, WLAN/WWAN as well as emerging wireless technologies. She also has served as general manager of the Wireless Platform Research and Development Group, where she managed the engineering, software, hardware, strategic planning and product test teams responsible for providing wireless connectivity ingredients and solutions for all Intel platforms.

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.

Evans received a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from The George Washington University in 1996.