Vice President, Technology and
Director, Memory & System
C-Suite Plenary Session: Beyond Procurement: Weaving Supplier Diversity into the Corporate Ecosystem
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
9 – 10 a.m.
Frank A. Sanders is vice president in the Technology and Manufacturing Group and director of corporate strategic procurement at Intel Corporation. He leads the organization responsible for sourcing strategic capabilities for Intel in categories such as IT, electronic design automation, sales and marketing, consulting, contingent workforce, third-party engineering services, intellectual property, logistics, transportation, and employee benefits and travel.
Since joining Intel Sanders has held a variety of technical and business leadership roles. He served as director of systems materials and outsource manufacturing being responsible for materials supply chain and commercial engagements for third-party manufacturing. Additionally, he’s responsible for Intel’s Supplier Diversity Program, focusing on greater inclusion of diverse businesses within the company’s supply chain.
Sanders holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a master’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Recognized as Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Emerging Leaders. He led his organization to receive the Procurecon Excellence in Purchasing Indirect Categories Award.