Corporate VP & President, Intel China at Intel
Xu (Ian) Yang is corporate vice president and president of Intel China, overseeing all Intel China operations and strategy. Returning to China in 1995, Yang was named OEM sales manager, responsible for developing PC OEM business in China. In this position, he developed close cooperation between Intel and China’s fledgling PC industry for win-win growth. In 2000, Yang was promoted to general manager of Intel China Sales and Marketing Group. Subsequently in 2005, he was appointed Sales and Marketing Group vice president and general manager of Intel’s Asia Pacific geography. This was a role he shared with John Antone until China became a standalone geography in 2007. At that point, he assumed the role of Sales and Marketing Group vice president and general manager of Intel China. In 2009 Yang was promoted as president of Intel China. During Yang’s more than 20-year Intel career he has also held positions in technical marketing, customer marketing and business development in both the U.S. and China. In 1990, Yang graduated from GMI Engineering and Management Institute in Flint, Michigan, with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.