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6 Things To Know About Intel's New CIO Archana Deskus
With her new role at Intel, Archie Deskus takes on the CIO job at her sixth company. CRN takes a look at the 5,000-person IT organization Deskus will lead at Intel as well as her accomplishments in leading a massive IT reorganization at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Starting 2020 With A New CIO
Like it did in 2019 with Bob Swan, Intel is starting the new year with a major executive appointment — Archana "Archie" Deskus, who is joining the chipmaker as CIO and senior vice president after spending more than two years at one of the company's major OEM partners, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company announced on Monday that it had hired Deskus, a seasoned IT executive who was most recently CIO and senior vice president at HPE.
Deskus is taking over from Aziz Safa, who had been serving as interim CIO since the departure of Paula Tolliver, who left in August, according to Intel. Safa will continue in his permanent roles as vice president of IT and chief data officer, a spokesperson said.
What follows are six important things to know about Deskus and her role at Intel, ranging from her new responsibilities in leading a 5,000-person organization to the major IT restructuring she led at HPE, which has had a large impact on channel partners and their ability to close deals.