Renee James founded Ampere® Computing in 2017 where she is currently the Chairman and CEO. Ampere produces high performance microprocessors for cloud and edge computing. Renee had a lengthy career with Intel Corporation where she was the President of the company until her departure in 2016. Throughout her 28-year tenure with Intel, she led research and development, held several general management positions and led the global manufacturing organization. In 2019, James was on the Fast Company list of 100 Most Creative People in Business. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Citigroup and Vodafone, and is an Operating Executive with the Carlyle Group.