Previously, he was general manager of the Internet of Things (IoT) Group, where he led a worldwide organization responsible for Intel® architecture computing solutions across IoT market segments, including manufacturing, industrial, retail, transportation, smart buildings and homes, aerospace, and many others. Davis started his career at Intel in 1984 as a product engineer in the company’s Military Division, then went on to manage product engineering, manufacturing and operations for the group. Subsequently, he became the operations manager and later general manager for the Embedded Microcomputer Division, and general manager of the Network Processor Division. He was named a business unit vice president in 2003.
In 2004, Davis became general manager of the Infrastructure Processor Division, which was formed from the consolidation of all of Intel’s embedded processor efforts. A year later, he assumed the role of general manager of the Embedded and Communications Group, where he was instrumental in establishing Intel’s position in embedded market segments such as communications, automotive, retail and industrial control. In 2010, Davis became the general manager for the Netbook and Tablet Group, with responsibility for the platform planning, architecture, enabling and marketing of Intel’s solutions for the netbook and tablet market segments. Most recently before assuming his current role, he served as general manager of Arizona Fab/Sort Manufacturing, where he oversaw all aspects of the Arizona wafer factory operations.
Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University and earned his MBA degree from Arizona State University. Doug was named the 2017 Technology Innovator by Phoenix Business Journal.