Intel Appoints Amir Faintuch to Senior Role at Intel Capital
After four years heading a major engineering division at the chip maker, Israeli-born Faintuch is moving on to a strategic investments role
Golan Hazani | 11:06 10.05.2018
Intel has appointed Amir Faintuch, an Israeli-born senior vice president at the chip maker, as a director of strategic investments at Intel Capital, a person familiar with the matter told Calcalist on condition of anonymity.
The new role at Intel Capital will also involve striking partnerships with venture capital firms and corporate investment arms of other companies.More than 1,000 people have gathered in Palm Desert, California for Intel Capital’s annual three-day conference that concludes on Thursday. Calcalist's reporter was invited as a guest by Intel. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested $12.3 billion in about 1,500 companies around the world. 660 of the companies have gone public or were acquired. $375 million of the total funding, about 3%, have gone to companies based in Israel.