Joshua (Josh) M. Walden is senior vice president and general manager of Intel Product Assurance and Security, and Security Architecture and Engineering at Intel Corporation. His team is chartered with ensuring the security of Intel’s products, including identifying, managing and coordinating mitigations for potential and emerging threats, ensuring product resilience against threats, and guiding future research and architecture decisions to secure Intel’s platforms and its leadership in security.
Before assuming his current position, Walden worked in a variety of strategic and operational roles at Intel. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s New Technology Group, where he oversaw Intel’s global research efforts in computing and communications. Prior to that, Walden served as vice president and general manager of the Platform Engineering Group, where he led worldwide engineering teams that were responsible for the development, manufacturing and validation of Intel’s chip portfolio. He also led Intel’s Fab/Sort Manufacturing organization, where he was responsible for the company’s global wafer manufacturing operations.
Walden joined Intel in 1983 as a process engineer in Santa Clara, California, and has held numerous roles in wafer manufacturing and technology development throughout his career, including overseeing the startup and initial high-volume manufacturing of Intel’s first international 300mm wafer fabrication facility in Ireland.
Walden earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida.