Renee J. James is an Operating Executive focused on global telecommunications, media and technology sectors.
Ms. James is a seasoned technology leader with large-scale, broad international operations experience. She is currently the Chairman and CEO of Ampere Computing, a Carlyle portfolio company. Ampere produces high performance processors for compute, storage and other cloud computing needs. Ms. James had a lengthy career with Intel Corporation where she was the President of the company until her departure in 2016. She is a current Operating Executive at the Carlyle Group. In her role with Carlyle, Ms. James evaluates new technology investments for the firm as well as advises and portfolio companies on their strategic direction and operational efficiency.
In 2014, Ms. James was ranked 21st on Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business list, and she was ranked 45th on the Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women list.