Tesla autopilot vice president Jim Keller joins Intel

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Jim Keller, vice president of Autopilot and Low Voltage Hardware with Tesla, has joined Intel as a senior vice president. He will lead the company’s silicon engineering, which encompasses system-on-chip (SoC) development and integration, Intel said in a statement.

Mr. Keller brings to Intel more than 20 years of experience in x86 and ARM-based microarchitecture design across a broad range of platforms, including PCs, servers, mobile devices and cars.

In a statement, Mr. Keller said, “The world will be a very different place in the next decade as a result of where computing is headed. I am excited to join the Intel team to build the future of CPUs, GPUs, accelerators and other products for the data-centric computing era.”

Prior to Tesla, Mr. Keller served as corporate vice president and chief cores architect at AMD. Previously, he was vice president of Engineering and chief architect at P.A. Semi, which was acquired by Apple in 2008.

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