Stephen L. Smith is Vice President and Director of the Pentium® 4 Processor Task Force at Intel.
Since joining Intel in February of 1979 as a Device Physicist for Static RAM Technology Development, Smith has held a variety of positions at Intel. In the memory technology area, he served as Static RAM Design Manager and as EEPROM Design Manager, where he participated in development of Flash technology. In 1987, Smith moved to the microprocessor group at Intel, where he held the following positions: Design Manager for i386" SX and i386 SL processors; Assistant General Manager for the Mobile Computing Group; and Engineering Manager for the Pentium® Processor Division.
From 1995 through 1997, Smith was General Manager of the Pentium Processor Division, responsible for the development and marketing of Pentium processor products, including the first processors with MMX" technology.
Before coming to Intel, Smith worked as a Design Engineer at Hewlett-Packard company in Cupertino, Calif. Smith received a B.A. in Electrical Engineering from Rice University in Houston, Texas. Smith received three patents in circuit design in the course of his work at Intel.