Intel has appointed Christopher Young as the company’s newest senior vice president and general manager of Intel Security. Mr. Young will join the chipmaker’s management committee and report to Intel president Renée James.

Mr. Young comes to Intel from Cisco, where he was senior vice president of the global Security and Government Group, responsible for strategy, engineering and product development for the company’s security product business. Prior to Cisco, he held executive roles in end user computing at VMware and cybersecurity at RSA. Mr. Young also co-founded and led Cyveillance and served as president and chief operating officer.

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