This is an interview that I took in 2005. I think that Humayun Akhlaq does not work for Intel anymore. Still, I am giving this interview here because this way, you can get some idea about Intel’s presence in
Intel is the worldwide leader in microprocessor technologies. Intel microprocessors enjoy the lion’s share in the market.
All of us are familiar with the “Intel Inside” slogan and the “Pentium” Brandname is familiar to everyone across the globe. However, in the last few years, Intel has also been moving in other areas of computing. It is trying to expand its business and trying to present itself as a company with computing solutions under one roof. Earlier this month, Intel organized its ICC in
Razib Ahmed: How is Intel doing in your country?
Humayun Akhlaq: In
Razib Ahmed: What is Intel’s plan for Bangladeshi market?
Humayun Akhlaq: In this region,
Razib Ahmed: You have met with your business partners in
Humayun Akhlaq: It was absolutely a marvelous experience for me. When I came to the meeting in the morning, I found out that 85% of them had come before me and were waiting for me. Within 10 minutes, we had a 100% attendance. Their eagerness towards Intel really amazed me. We gave some awards the high performing partners for achieving highest amount of sales. I asked them, how many of them were interested to complete for this program this year. I saw that quite a large number of people raised their hands. This positive attitude towards Intel is a surely an encouraging sign.
Razib Ahmed: In India, Intel runs a number of projects that have no relationship with business but are purely related to social commitment of Intel. When we can see similar projects in
Humayun Akhlaq: We are working on that and we have some plans for
Razib Ahmed: Do you have any plan to work with local universities?
Humayun Akhlaq: To be very honest, at this moment, we have not explored this area. However,if it is needed or if the universities have any requirement that can be useful to both of us then I am sure, we can explore the possibility.