Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger Receives 2024 Distinguished Executive Leadership Award from JEDEC Board

JEDEC Board members George Vergis (left), Belal Gharaibeh and Chairman Mian Quddus present Pat Gelsinger, Intel CEO, with the association's Distinguished Executive Leadership Award for 2024.

ARLINGTON, VA., USA – FEBRUARY 21, 2024 The JEDEC® Board of Directors presented its prestigious 2024 Distinguished Executive Leadership Award to Intel CEO, Pat Gelsinger, in a ceremony held at Intel’s offices in Santa Clara, CA earlier this month. This award stands as JEDEC’s highest honor and recognizes the most distinguished senior executives in the electronics industry who promote and support the advancement of JEDEC standards.

“Throughout Pat Gelsinger’s distinguished career, he has consistently championed the development of open standards, as evidenced by Intel’s contributions in this domain. Under his leadership, Intel has made a tremendous impact on many groundbreaking memory and IO technologies in JEDEC,” said Mian Quddus, JEDEC Board of Directors Chairman. He added, “JEDEC is grateful for his invaluable support and that of the Intel team.”

Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, has more than four decades of technology leadership and experience driving innovation, with 30 of those years serving in Intel engineering and executive roles.  He managed the creation of key industry technologies like USB and Wi-Fi.  He was the architect of the original 80486 processor, led 14 microprocessor programs and played key roles in the Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® processor families, leading to Intel becoming the world’s preeminent microprocessor supplier.

JEDEC is the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry. Thousands of volunteers representing over 350 member companies work together in more than 100 JEDEC committees and task groups to meet the needs of every segment of the industry, manufacturers and consumers alike. The publications and standards generated by JEDEC committees are accepted throughout the world. All JEDEC standards are available for download from the JEDEC website. For more information, visit

Emily Desjardins