The Tame Apple Press is furious that the bloke who led Apple away from Intel with its hyped M1 chip is now heading back to Chipzilla’s loving arms. One Apple fanzine even sniffed “It is not even clear if Apple even tried to keep him.”
Wilcox originally joined Apple from Intel in 2013, and is now returning to that company as it works on introducing new processors.
"After an amazing eight years I have decided to leave Apple and pursue another opportunity," wrote Wilcox on his LinkedIn page. "It has been an incredible ride and I could not be prouder of all we accomplished during my time there, culminating in the Apple Silicon transition with the M1, M1 Pro and M1 Max SOCs and systems. I will dearly miss all of my Apple colleagues and friends."
"I'm pleased to share that I have started a new position as Intel Fellow, Design Engineering Group CTO, Client SoC Architecture at Intel Corporation," he continued.
"I could not be more thrilled to be back working with the amazing teams there to help create ground-breaking SOCs. Great things are ahead!" Wilcox returned to Intel at the start of January 2022.