Update Swan upped
Intel's new CEO will be Pat Gelsinger, who will take up his position after current CEO Bob Swan steps down in mid-February, CNBC reported today.
Exclusive: Murthy a serious candidate too
Well informed sources close to the matter have confirmed that despite publicly denying it, Bob Swan of Intel secretly wants the CEO job. The only other serious candidate within Intel is ex-Qualcomm's Dr. Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala, group president of the Technology, Systems Architecture & Client Group, and chief engineering officer at Intel.