Vice President, Software and Solutions Group; General Manager, Systems Software Division,
Doug Fisher is vice president, Software and Solutions Group (SSG), and general manager of SSGs Systems Software Division at Intel. He leads a worldwide organization responsible for a broad range of development, enabling, architecture analysis and optimization efforts including pre-boot firmware, operating systems, virtualization, middleware software, graphics, SoftSDV and client/server projections. In addition, Fisher has been named the Intel corporate Mega Initiative owner for virtualization.
Fisher joined Intel in 1995 and for the first few years managed several new product development and research efforts including projects around remote LAN access, data over VBI, and Internet in a box before moving to Intels Enterprise Platform Group where he led the Server Management Software development organization for three years. In 1999, Fisher transferred to Intel Online Services as the director of engineering for Europe and moved to England to set up the international engineering organization. In 2000, he was appointed director of worldwide engineering for Intel Online Services.
Prior to joining Intel, Fisher worked for 10 years at Hewlett-Packard where he started his career as a software developer on a real-time operating system with his final role as the marketing manager over the OpenView Network Node Manager product line.
Fisher holds a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University, and a masters degree in management from Stanford University.
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