Chairman and CEO of Ampere Computing and Operating Executive at The Carlyle Group
Renée J. James is currently the chairman and CEO of Ampere Computing, a company she founded in 2017, which produces high-performance semiconductors for hyperscale cloud, storage, and edge computing. James also serves as an operating executive for The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager. In her role with Carlyle, James evaluates new technology investments for the firm as well as advises portfolio companies on their strategic direction and operational efficiency.
In 2016, James concluded a 28-year career with Intel Corporation, where she most recently served as president. James is chair of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee to the President of the United States. She also serves as a director of Citigroup Inc., Sabre Corporation, and Vodafone Group Plc.