Software.org Welcomes Intel’s Michelle Johnston Holthaus to Board

WASHINGTON – April 15, 2021 – Software.org: the BSA Foundation today welcomed Michelle Johnston Holthaus, Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, and General Manager of the Sales, Marketing, and Communications Group at Intel Corporation, to its Board of Directors. Holthaus is responsible for global sales and revenue at Intel and leads the company’s efforts to foster innovative sales and marketing approaches that broaden Intel’s business opportunities and enhance customer relationships worldwide.

“We’re thrilled to have Michelle join us at such a pivotal time for Software.org and the tech industry more broadly,” said Chris Hopfensperger, Executive Director at Software.org: the BSA Foundation. “Technology will play a key role as the world works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. One particularly important element will be working to ensure that the benefits of software and software-enabled technologies are available to everyone. I look forward to partnering with Intel to ensure that future economic growth spurred by the tech industry is equitable and accessible to all.”

Intel creates world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on earth, driving innovation that makes the world safer, builds healthy and vibrant communities, and increases productivity. Founded in 1968, Intel is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and has offices around the world with over 110,000 employees.

“Over the last year, Intel collaborated with our customers and partners across the technology industry, as well as governments and communities, to combat the many effects of COVID-19 on our healthcare system, schools, and economy. We’re continuing that work with the Intel RISE Technology Initiative, which aims to promote social equity, human rights, accessibility, and climate action,” said Michelle Johnston Holthaus, Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, and General Manager of the Sales, Marketing, and Communications Group at Intel. “I’m honored to join the board of an organization that shares these values. I look forward to working with Software.org, industry colleagues, and governments globally to make real progress on issues like economic equity and increasing diversity in the technology sector.”