Douglas (Doug) W. Fisher is senior vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Group (SSG) for Intel Corporation. He has overall responsibility for software and software development at Intel worldwide, with the goal of enhancing computing and connectivity for Intel® architecture across the software ecosystem and providing end-to-end value from the device edge to the data center.
With resources spanning more than 20 countries, business relationships with over 7,000 independent software vendors and a robust developer program that reaches nearly 20 million software, entrepreneurial, enthusiast and hobbyist developers, Intel Software fuels worldwide innovation to help developers take advantage of the latest computing and communications technologies.
Fisher is currently chairman of the board of the Linux Foundation, sits on the Board of Directors of BlueData, is a member of the internal board for Wind River Systems (a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel), and is a member of the Oregon State University Dean’s Leadership Council in the College of Engineering.
Previously Fisher served as corporate vice president and general manager of the System Software Division, and prior to that, was the director of worldwide engineering for Intel Online Services where, based in Europe, he established the International Engineering organization.
Prior to joining Intel, Fisher worked at Hewlett-Packard for 10 years where he began as a software developer. He began his career at age 17 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he spent five years.
Fisher holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University and a master’s degree in management from Stanford University.