A business leader and innovator, former Intel CEO, Craig R. Barrett believes in the power of innovation to advance STEM. He served on the Society for Science’s Board of Trustees for 12 years and oversaw Intel as the title sponsor of ISEF from 1997 to 2005, when he retired as CEO of Intel.
Presented by the Society, the $10,000 Craig R. Barrett Award for Innovation will be given to the finalist who best demonstrates an innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The award recognizes that research and innovation are dependent on the integration of STEM disciplines, as well as the impact they collectively have on our everyday lives. The award will be used by the winner to cover post-secondary educational expenses.
About Craig R. Barrett
Craig R. Barrett served as chairman of the board of Intel Corporation until 2009, where he also served as CEO from 1998 to 2005. Prior to joining Intel, Barrett was on the Stanford faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Intel became title sponsor of the Intel Science Talent Search and the Intel Science & Engineering Fair, under Barrett’s leadership.