Retired, Corporate Vice President of Hardware Manufacturing, Microsoft
Jerry Knoben retired from Microsoft in 2018 where he was a Corporate Vice-President Hardware Manufacturing. During his 10 years at Microsoft, Jerry was responsible for the manufacturing of Microsoft hardware products including Surface and Xbox. During this period Jerry lead the teams covering new product introduction, test development, reverse logistics and repair plus manufacturing. Prior to Microsoft, Jerry worked at Intel for 19 years and left the company as the Vice-President of Systems Manufacturing, being responsible for the supply chain for Intel’s motherboard business. During this time at Intel Jerry held various positions in technology development and factory management. Jerry is a 1984 graduate of the Physical Metallurgy program at WSU.