Intel chief Gelsinger says company’s technology will be central to AI boom

Gelsinger is trying to stoke interest in Intel’s technology and return to an era when its annual conferences offered a road map for the whole computing industry

Pat Gelsinger, the Intel chief executive. Picture: Intel Corporation/Handout via Reuters

Pat Gelsinger, the chief executive at Intel, has claimed the company’s technology will be vital to an industry-wide boom in artificial intelligence computing.

Speaking at Intel’s annual Innovation conference, Gelsinger pointed to advances that his company is making in production technology and software developer tools for AI.

The opportunity will only grow as more artificial intelligence capabilities are powered by personal computers, he said.

“AI represents a generational shift, giving rise to a new era ...