Craig Barrett agreed to oversee the Skolkovo project

    Today, at a meeting of the commission on modernization and technological development of the economy, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev confirmed zero tax rates in Skolkovo , and also reported another interesting news: 70-year-old Craig Barrett, former CEO of Intel (1998- 2005) and Chairman of the Intel Board of Directors (2005-2009), who left Intel in May 2009 due to age.

    In the photo, Craig Barrett shakes hands with Bill Gates at the presentation of Windows XP (October 24, 2001 in New York).

    Craig Barrett is a Stanford graduate (1964), Ph.D. in material science, the author of more than 40 scientific papers on microstructures in materials, and the author of the textbook The Principles of Engineering Materials, which he still studies. After a short scientific career, he went to work as a manager at Intel, where he went up all the ranks of the career ladder from 1974 to 2009. He was repeatedly in Russia, including in the Novosibirsk Academgorodok.

    Skolkovo’s scientific and technical council will also be co-chaired by Russian academician, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics, Jores Alferov, and an American biochemist, professor of structural biology at Stanford University, and 2006 Nobel Prize winner Roger David Kornberg.

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