Otellini’s legacy of Intel profit marred by ARM competition
Intel CEO Paul Otellini in 2009 at the Intel Developer Forum
(Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNET)
When Intel Chief Executive Paul Otellini retires in May, he’ll leave a mixed record.
On the one hand, Intel’s processor manufacturing prowess remains second to none, with the company often introducing new miniaturization technology years ahead of rivals. As ever more companies withdraw from chip manufacturing, Intel manages to keep turning the crank profitably. Under Otellini’s reign, Intel generated $107 billion in cash from operations and paid dividends of $23.5 billion.
But Intel so has failed…
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