This year's lineup of FOCUS keynotes includes Condoleezza Rice, former US Secretary of State from 2005-2009; Renée J. James, President, Intel Corporation; Chris Young, SVP & GM, Intel Security; and Mike Fey,
CTO and GM of Corporate Products, Intel Security.
|10:10 am - 11:30 am
Renée J. James
President, Intel Corporation
SVP and GM, Intel Security
Renée J. James
|9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Former US Secretary of State, 2005-2009
CTO & GM of Corporate Products, Intel Security
President, Intel Corporation
Renée J. James is President of Intel Corporation and is part of the company's Executive Office.
James has broad knowledge of the computing industry, spanning hardware, manufacturing, security, software and services, which she developed through product R&D leadership positions at Intel and
as chairman of Intel's software subsidiaries. James has also been an overall leader in the development and implementation of the corporate strategy.
During her 25 plus year career at Intel, James has spearheaded the company's strategic expansion into providing proprietary and open source software and services for applications in enterprise,
security and cloud-based computing. In her most recent role as executive vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Group, she was responsible for Intel's global software and
services strategy, revenue, profit, and product R&D. In this role, James led Intel's strategic relationships with the world's leading device and enterprise operating systems companies. Previously,
she was the director and COO of Intel Online Services, Intel's datacenter services business. Early in her career James also served as chief of staff for former Intel CEO Andy Grove.
James is a Presidential Appointee of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. She also serves as a non-executive director on the Vodafone Group Plc Board of Directors and is a member
of the Remuneration Committee. She served 7 years as independent director on the VMware Inc. Board of Directors and was a member of the Audit Committee. She is also a member of the C200.
Most recently James was nominated to Fortune's Most Powerful Women in Business list, ranking 27th and was named on Forbes 100 list at number 37. She holds a bachelor's degree and an MBA from the University of Oregon.
SVP and GM, Intel Security
Christopher Young is senior vice president and general manager of the Intel Security Group at Intel Corporation. In this role, Young leads Intel's security business across hardware and software
platforms, including McAfee and Intel's other security assets, generating revenue exceeding $3 billion.
Prior to joining Intel, Young served as senior vice president at Cisco's Security Business Group. In this role, he was responsible for strategy, engineering and product development for the company's
global security business.
Before that, Young served as senior vice president and general manager at VMware, where he led engineering, product development and marketing for desktop virtualization, consumer and end user offerings.
He also served as senior vice president of products for RSA, the security division of EMC.
A recognized security expert, Young speaks regularly at a variety of industry events, such as the RSA Conference, InfoSec and the Gartner IT Security Summit. He currently sits on the board of directors
of Rapid7 and has served on the Princeton University board of trustees. Young has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America by Savoy magazine and has received an
Achievement Award from the Black Engineer of the Year organization.
Young holds a bachelor's degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and an MBA degree with distinction from the Harvard Business School.
US Secretary of State (2005-2009)
National Security Advisor (2001-2005)
Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover
Institution; and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates, LLC.
From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant
to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position.
Rice served as Stanford University’s Provost from 1993-1999, during which she was the institution's chief budget and academic officer. As Provost, she was responsible for a $1.5 billion annual budget and the academic
program involving 1,400 faculty members and 14,000 students. In 1997, she also served on the Federal Advisory Committee on Gender -- Integrated Training in the Military.
From 1989 through March 1991, Rice served on President George H.W. Bush’s National Security Council staff. She served as Director; Senior Director of Soviet and East European Affairs; and, Special Assistant to the
President for National Security Affairs. In 1986, while an international affairs fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, Rice also served as Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
As professor of Political Science, Rice has been on the Stanford faculty since 1981 and has won two of the highest teaching honors – the 1984 Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 1993 School of
Humanities and Sciences Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching.
She has authored and co-authored numerous books, including two best sellers, No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington (2011) and Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family (2010); Germany Unified
and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft (1995) with Philip Zelikow; The Gorbachev Era (1986) with Alexander Dallin; and Uncertain Allegiance: The Soviet Union and the Czechoslovak Army (1984).
In 1991, Rice cofounded the Center for a New Generation (CNG), an innovative, after-school academic enrichment program for students in East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park, California. In 1996, CNG merged with the Boys
and Girls Club of the Peninsula (an affiliate club of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America). CNG has since expanded to local BGCA chapters in Birmingham, Atlanta and Dallas. She remains an active proponent of an extended
learning day through after school programs.
Since 2009, Rice has served as a founding partner at RiceHadleyGates, LLC, an international strategic consulting firm based in Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. The firm works with senior executives of major companies
to implement strategic plans and expand in emerging markets. Other partners include former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley and former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.
Rice currently serves on the board of C3, an energy software company and Makena Capital, a private endowment firm. In addition, she is a member of the boards of the George W. Bush Institute, the Commonwealth Club, the
Aspen Institute and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Previously, Rice served on various additional boards, including: KiOR; the Chevron Corporation; the Charles Schwab Corporation; the Transamerica Corporation; the
Hewlett-Packard Company; the University of Notre Dame; the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; and, the San Francisco Symphony Board of Governors.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Rice earned her bachelor's degree in political science, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Denver; her master's from the University of Notre Dame; and her Ph.D. from the
Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Rice is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been awarded ten honorary doctorates. She currently resides in Stanford, California.
CTO, General Manager of Corporate Products,
Michael Fey is executive vice president, chief technology officer, and general manager of corporate products for Intel Security Group. In this role, Fey drives the organization’s long-term strategic vision and core innovation
efforts. He is responsible for overall business operations and strategy for corporate product business units at McAfee, part of Intel Security. Additionally, he is responsible for overseeing the go-to-market initiatives and
cross-functional collaboration across sales, marketing, product management, engineering, and threat intelligence research teams.
Before assuming his current role, Fey was senior vice president of advanced technologies and field engineering at McAfee, where he was responsible for overseeing vital corporate acquisitions, as well as engagement with global
customer executives and prospects to define, design, and implement strategic security solutions.
Prior to joining the company, Fey held leadership positions with Opsware, Mercury Interactive, and Lockheed-Martin. He graduated magna cum laude from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in engineering
physics and a minor in mathematics.