Chief Operating Officer, Artificial Intelligence Products Group
Remi S. El-Ouazzane is vice president and chief operating officer of the Artificial Intelligence Products Group at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for overseeing all engineering efforts in the group, including product management activities.
Previously, El-Ouazzane was vice president in the New Technology Group and general manager of Movidius at Intel, where he successfully led the integration of Movidius within Intel to create advanced Edge AI solutions that combine powerful, purpose-built vision-processing platforms and sophisticated software algorithms.
El-Ouazzane joined Intel in 2016 with the acquisition of Movidius Ltd., a leading provider of hardware platforms for on-device vision processing. As chief executive officer of Movidius, he guided the company’s product strategy, led its focus on artificial visual intelligence for a new wave of connected devices, and positioned Movidius as a leader in advanced embedded machine vision solutions. He also achieved key business partnerships that brought Movidius technology to mainstream consumer and industrial devices.
Before joining Movidius in 2013, El-Ouazzane spent 15 years at Texas Instruments Inc. (TI), culminating in his role as corporate vice president and general manager of the Open Multimedia Applications Platform (OMAP) business unit. His accomplishments while leading the OMAP group included developing strategic relationships with Amazon.com, Google, and Microsoft Corp. Earlier in his TI career, El-Ouazzane held various business and engineering roles in other business units, including the company’s broadband and wireless groups.
A native of France, El-Ouazzane earned a master’s degree in semiconductor physics engineering from the Grenoble Institute of Technology and graduated in economics and finance from the Grenoble Institute of Political Studies. He is also a graduate of the general management program at Harvard Business School. In 2009, he was honored with the French-American Foundation’s Young Leaders Award.