Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has roped in Amir Faintuch, an ex-employee of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) Inc to ramp up its efforts in mobile and Internet-connected gadgets, says a report from Reuters. In a rather unusual step, the chip maker, who is often looked upon for its insular culture, has reflected that it is striving to clinch some ground in mobile business.
Faintuch to boost Intel SoCs effort
Prior to Intel, Faintuch was the President of Qualcomm Atheros supervising the company’s networking and connectivity businesses. At Intel, Faintuch will take-up the role of senior vice president and co-general manager of the Platform Engineering Group, according to the company’s spokesman Chuck Mulloy.
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