VP, Internet of Things Group & GM, Retail Solutions Division, Intel Corporation
Joe D. Jensen is vice president in the Internet of Things (IoT) Group and general manager of the Retail Solutions Division at Intel Corporation. He leads the team responsible for helping third-party brands and retailers use Intel's technology to better serve consumers. Before assuming his current role, Jensen managed Intel's low-power embedded processor division, where he led the development of purpose-built system-on-chip (SoC) devices for the embedded market segment. From 2003 to 2005, he managed Intel's Digital Home Division, leading the team that developed a SoC product for digital set-top boxes. Earlier in his Intel career, he spent five years overseeing the company's embedded Intel® architecture division, which supported a full range of embedded market segments with Intel products. A 30+ year veteran at Intel, Jensen joined the company in 1984 as a product engineer for the 87C51 microcontroller. Jensen earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from South Dakota State University and his MBA degree from Arizona State University. He holds a patent in the area of digital audio and has an additional patent pending in the field of sensing for digital signage.