The rise of Bob Swan, who went from leading a notorious dot-com bust to becoming the new CEO of Intel


Intel has a new CEO in the form of Bob Swan, ending a search that started in the wake of former chief exec Brian Krzanich's departure.

Swan had been interim CEO since Krzanich left in June 2018, and Intel's CFO before that.

Before Intel, Swan had a long career in Silicon Valley and beyond: He was the CFO (and briefly CEO) of notorious dot-com flop Webvan, a venture investor, and other things besides.

Here's a look at his career, from a long tenure at GE all the way to the top of Intel.

On Thursday, Intel named Robert "Bob" Swan as its new permanent CEO. Swan is a familiar face for Intel shareholders and employees: He had been serving as CFO since 2016, and stepped up as interim CEO in June 2018, following the sudden departure of former chief exec Brian Krzanich. The 58-year old executive has held number executive roles throughout his career, but leading $215 billion Intel will be Swan's highest-profile gig yet. But who exactly is Intel's new CEO?Here's a closer look at Bob Swan's life and career:
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