Intel Corporation has appointed Steven (or Steve) A. Long as the General Manager of Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. In his new role, Long will be responsible for Intel’s overall business in the region.
Long’s last role was the Corporate Vice President in sales, marketing and communications group and he was also the global head of sales for Intel’s client business.
His new responsibilities will include driving revenue growth, engaging with the local ecosystem to create new opportunities, and strengthening our existing customer and partner relationships, , the company said in statement on Tuesday.
Talking about his new role, Long said: “I am thrilled at the opportunity to continue driving growth and leadership for Intel in this incredibly diverse APJ region, more so at a time where the digitisation of everything has been accelerated by the four superpowers of AI, pervasive connectivity, cloud to edge infrastructure, and ubiquitous compute.”
Long holds a bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies from Tulane University, an MBA from Texas A&M University and is an alumnus of the Harvard Advanced Management Program. He had joined Intel in 2000 and had roles across sales, marketing, product planning, pricing and operations, working in Asia, Latin America and the USA. His previous assignment in Asia was in Hong Kong in 2004, managing the operations team responsible for Intel’s business in the region.