Diane M. Bryant is executive vice president and general manager of the Data Center Group for Intel Corporation. Bryant leads the worldwide organization that develops the data center platforms for the digital services economy, generating $17 billion in revenue in 2016.
In her current role, she manages the data center P&L, strategy, and product development for cloud service providers, communications service providers, enterprise and government infrastructure, spanning server, storage, and network solutions.
Previously, Bryant was corporate vice president and chief information officer of Intel. She was responsible for the corporate-wide information technology solutions and services that enabled Intel’s business strategies for growth and efficiency.
A tireless advocate for women and underrepresented minorities, Bryant has served as the executive sponsor of the Network of Intel African American Employees and on the technical board of the Anita Borg Institute. She was named among Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business in 2015 and 2016. In 2016, World Affairs and its Global Philanthropy Forum honored Bryant with its Global Citizen Award. Business Insider ranked Bryant #32 in the list of “Silicon Valley 100” of 2016. She is an Intel spokesperson for STEM education, and established the Diane Bryant endowed scholarship fund for Diversity in Engineering at U.C. Davis. In 2017, U.C. Davis honored Bryant with “Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.”
She was elected to the United Technologies Corp. board of directors in December 2016.
Bryant received her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from U.C. Davis in 1985 and joined Intel the same year. She attended the Stanford Executive Program and holds four U.S. patents.