VP and Co-GM, Mobile and Communications Group, Intel Corporation
Michael A. Bell is corporate vice president and co-general manager of the Mobile and Communications Group for Intel Corporation.
Bell co-leads, with Hermann Eul, a worldwide organization focused on the development of hardware, software and connectivity ingredients for phones, tablets, Ultrabook and other mobile devices, and complete system solutions.
Prior to joining Intel in 2010, Bell was part of the executive management team at Palm. From 2007 to 2010, he served as senior vice president of product development.
He was responsible for all aspects of product strategy, development and deployment, bringing the Palm Pre, the Palm Pixi and many more products to market. Prior to his time at Palm, Bell was a vice president in the Macintosh Hardware Division at Apple. Over the course of his career at Apple, spanning 1991 to 2007, he made significant contributions to the iMac, Apple TV, and iPhone programs.
Bell's first cellphone was a Motorola StarTac.