Director of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion, Intel

Clay Atkins

Clay Atkins is the Director of Intel’s Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (SD&I) program, one of the pillars of Intel’s Global Diversity & Inclusion strategy. Under Clay’s leadership, Intel has increased spending with certified diverse owned businesses globally from $299 million in 2015 to over $2.2 billion in 2022.

Intel has received numerous recognitions during this time including WEConnect International Top 10 Global Champions and CEO’s Award, WBENC Top Corporation, NMSDC Gazelle Award, Procurement Leaders’ World Procurement Inclusion Award, and Omnikal’s America’s Top 50 Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities among others.

Since joining Intel in 2004 as a supply chain program manager, Clay has held a variety of leadership and program manager positions across supply chain and engineering divisions, primarily in the outsourced manufacturing space. Prior to his current role he was the chief of staff for two corporate vice-presidents and spent two years in Munich, Germany in program management roles supporting Intel’s mobile/wireless division.

He currently serves on the board of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council – Pacific and is an active member of the Tech:SCALE, the supplier diversity and inclusion technology industry group.