Busch was formerly the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Intel Corporation. In this role, he was responsible for leading Intel's global Information Services and Technology Group (ISTG) which supports more than 75,000 employees in 50 countries. ISTG's mission is to keep Intel running and growing by delivering such critical information capabilities as business applications, productivity solutions, voice and data networking, data center operations, and custom information solutions. ISTG also supports global manufacturing operations and provides scientific computing capabilities to more than 17,000 Intel engineers worldwide.
Busch joined Intel in 1987 and has held various technical and management positions in manufacturing, logistics, and information technology. He was the principal architect of Intel's intranet and drove the introduction of advanced technology to improve manufacturing systems' effectiveness. Busch was named vice president of the Information Technology group in June 1999, was elected a corporate vice president in 2000, and was appointed co-CIO in 2002.
Prior to joining Intel, Busch managed research and development programs at Battelle Memorial Institute, including advanced automation programs for the aerospace and nuclear industries. Busch holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University.more » « less