Rosalind (Roz) L. Hudnell is a vice president in Human Resources, director of Corporate Affairs at Intel Corporation, and president of the Intel Foundation. In this role, she oversees professionals in more than 35 countries working to enhance Intel’s reputation as the world’s leading technology brand and corporate citizen.
A 19-year Intel veteran, Hudnell joined Intel as a public affairs manager and has held various leadership positions in community relations, government relations, foundation, media outreach, employee volunteerism and human resources at the company. Most recently, Hudnell was chief diversity officer and helped to launch Intel’s Diversity in Technology initiative, a multiyear effort, backed by a $1 billion investment, to accelerate diversity and inclusion across the technology industry at large.
Hudnell led the development of the 10k Engineer’s Initiative for President Obama’s U.S. Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and served as a consultant to the development of the documentary film Girl Rising.Hudnell is also widely known for directing the implementation of the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, a global, award-winning program bringing leading-edge technology to underserved youth around the world.
Hudnell routinely speaks on employer branding, communications and diversity and has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including Forbes, CNN, Fast Company and MSNBC, to name a few. She serves on the board of directors for the Center for Talent Innovation and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. She co-founded Intel’s Black Executive Council. She is the co-author of the research report The Battle for Female Talent published in the Harvard Business Review and was selected as a Woman Helping the World by Forbes Magazine. She is the recipient of two Intel Achievement Awards and numerous external awards, including Black Engineer of the Year for Corporate Promotion of Education, Martin Luther King Jr. Association Good Neighbor Award, the Greater Sacramento Urban League’s President’s Award, Diversity Star Award from Diversity Woman Magazine, and the Bay Area UNCF Individual of the Year Award. Most notably in 2015 Ebony Magazine selected her to the Power100 List and Fast Company Magazine selected her as one of top creative leaders in business.
Hudnell completed her undergraduate studies in management at St. Mary’s College, pursued advanced study at UCLA Anderson School of Management and is a Senior Fellow through the American Leadership Forum.