Vice President, Data Center Group
General Manager, Network Strategy and Programs
Jeni Panhorst is a vice president in the Data Center Group and general manager of Network Strategy and Programs at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for leading a team of business and technical strategists, market intelligence analysts, product and technology planners, and program and business operations managers driving the definition and execution of the portfolio of investments for one of Intel’s fastest growing businesses.
Upon graduating college, Panhorst joined Intel in 1999 as part of the Rotation Engineers Program. Since then, she has held a variety of technical and leadership positions. As platform applications engineer, she drove the creation of the first low-power Intel® Xeon® processors and served as technical account owner for one of Intel’s largest customers. She was a platform applications engineering manager in the Embedded Intel Architecture Division where she was responsible for leading a worldwide customer enabling organization. In her role as platform solutions architect, she helped establish the foundation for Intel’s network media processing business. Panhorst also served as the product line director for the Communications Infrastructure Division responsible for defining and marketing Intel products for network infrastructure equipment. More recently, she was chief of staff for the Network Platforms Group managing the executive office and the group’s strategic initiatives.
Panhorst graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and a minor in artificial intelligence from Case Western Reserve University. A strong advocate for causes in education and women in technology, she serves in leadership roles for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Experience Matters, Arizona Academic Decathlon Association, National Charity League, and numerous Intel diversity and inclusion initiatives and Arizona community organizations.