Craig R. Barrett
Chief Executive Officer
Craig R. Barrett was born on Aug. 29, 1939, in San Francisco, Calif. He attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California from 1957 to 1964, and received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science, also at Stanford. After graduation, he joined the faculty of Stanford University in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and remained through 1974, rising to the rank of Associate Professor. Dr. Barrett was a Fulbright Fellow at Danish Technical University in Denmark in 1972 and a NATO Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Physical Laboratory in England from 1964 to 1965.
Dr. Barrett joined Intel Corporation in 1974 as a Technology Development manager. He was named a vice president of the corporation in 1984, promoted to senior vice president in 1987, and executive vice president in 1990. Dr. Barrett was elected to Intel Corporation's Board of Directors in 1992 and was named the company's Chief Operating Officer in 1993. He became Intel's fourth President in May 1997, and Chief Executive Officer in 1998.
Dr. Barrett is the author of over 40 technical papers dealing with the influence of microstructure on the properties of materials, and a textbook on materials science, Principles of Engineering Materials.
Dr. Barrett is a member of the Board of Directors for Intel Corporation, Qwest Communications International Inc., the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association, the National Forest Foundation, Achieve, and the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is Co-Chairman of the Business Coalition for Excellence in Education.