Amir Faintuch

SVP and GM, Computing & Wired Infrastructure Strategic Business Unit

Amir Faintuch is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Computing, Wired Infrastructure and Silicon Photonics business unit since October 2019.

Mr. Faintuch has more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining GF in 2019, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Intel responsible for its worldwide horizontal Research and Development, where he played a key role in leading a major engineering transformation that increased product competitiveness and predictability across silicon products for computing, data centers, Internet of Things (IoT), wireless and connectivity from 2014 to 2019. Mr. Faintuch is also a former Qualcomm executive, where he served as President of Qualcomm Atheros, a large subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. that develops wireless connectivity, LTE small cell, networking, infrastructure and IoT components from 2012 to 2014. His previous positions also include senior executive positions at Atheros communications and Texas Instruments.

Mr. Faintuch holds a joint Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and the Tel Aviv University, Recanati School of Management, as part of the Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA Program, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Haifa.