Rosalind L. Hudnell is vice president, human resources and chief diversity officer for Intel Corporation and is currently leading Intel’s Diversity in Technology Initiative, a $300m effort to reach full representation the company by 2020.
Hudnell joined Intel in 1996 and has held various management positions in community relations, government relations, charitable contributions, media outreach, employee volunteerism, and workforce development at the company. She led the development of the 10k Engineer’s Initiative for the President’s Council on Jobs & Competitiveness and served as a consultant to the development of the documentary film Girl Rising. Hudnell is also widely known for directing the implementation of the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, a global award-winning program bringing leading-edge technology to underserved youth around the world.
She is readily asked to speak on issues focused on employer branding, communications and diversity and has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including Forbes, CNN, and MSNBC. She serves on the board of directors for the Center for Talent Innovation is a member of the Executive Leadership Council and co-founded Intel’s Black Executive Council. She was the co-author of the research report The Battle for Female Talent published in the Harvard Business Review and was selected as a Woman Helping the World by Forbes Magazine and 10×10. She is the recipient of two Intel Achievement Awards and numerous external awards including Black Engineer of the Year for Corporate Promotion of Education, Martin Luther King Jr. Association Good Neighbor Award, the Greater Sacramento Urban League’s President’s, Diversity Star Award from Diversity Woman Magazine and the Bay Area UNCF Individual of the Year Award.
Hudnell completed her undergraduate studies in management at St. Mary’s College, done advanced study at UCLA Anderson School of Management and is a Senior Fellow through the American Leadership Forum.