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Carlene Ellis

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Carlene Ellis is VP and director of education for Intel Corporation, a leading developer and provider of microprocessors for the computer industry worldwide. She has been with the company for 20 years, starting as a manager of planning and control in 1980.

Ellis was promoted to director of sales and marketing administration in 1983 and then became director of corporate information services in 1985. She was named a vice president of corporate information systems in 1987 and became a corporate officer two years later.

From 1988 to 1990 she was vice president of finance and administration; from 1990 to 1993, vice president of human resources, and in 1993 became vice president of information technology. Ellis was appointed vice president and director of education in January 1999.

Ellis received her B.S. in mathematics from the University of Georgia in 1969 and completed postgraduate work in operations research and computer science at the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. After graduation, she worked as an electrical engineer with Western Electric, as a computer programmer with the University of Georgia and as an information systems officer with the City of Jacksonville. She also held several positions with Fairchild Camera and Instrument prior to joining Intel.

Ellis was named to the CIO 100 in 1994, 1996 and 1997. The San Francisco Chronicle named her one of the Bay Area's Most Powerful Corporate Women in 1995. She is a director of Merix Corporation, an American Leadership Forum fellow, a member of several university and nonprofit boards and an alumnus of Delta Gamma.

Ellis has two children, Stephanie and Jason.


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