Jeff Wilcox, McApple Systems Architect, who oversaw the transfer of Mac chips to Apple's proprietary chip, left the company and He joined Intel following his new adventure. According to Toms Hardware, Intel has hired Jeff Wilcox as the chief technology officer of its design engineering group. It should be noted that the former Apple official helped move the Mac to Apple's proprietary Silicon chip, which now forms the beating heart of the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini and Imec.
Apple is increasing its stake to $ 180,000 in an effort to retain its talented employees. However, it seems that Intel may have made a better offer to Jeff Wilcox, as he is now in charge of designing the architecture of Intel's client-side chips. In recent weeks, he announced this action in a post on LinkedIn:
"So From an amazing eight years, I decided to leave Apple and take on new challenges in my life. During this time, I've always been proud of being part of the wonderful Apple family. Anyway, this is an incredible path in my life and I'm absolutely proud that it culminated with the M1, M1 Pro and Max chips and the transition to them. I will miss all my colleagues and friends at Apple, but I look forward to my next adventure, which will begin in the first year.
Jeff Wilcox also posted another post on LinkedIn about his new position at Intel "I'm pleased to announce that I will be serving as chief technology officer of Intel Chip Design Engineering Group from now on," he said. I can not describe my happiness and I am very proud to have worked in two big technology companies and with their amazing teams. "Good days and good things are coming."
He was a member of Intel's technology team before Apple, served as chief engineer in the chipset division, and previously worked at Magnum Semiconductor and Nvidia. . Now, the Santa Clara-based tech giant is drawing the line for other competitors by attracting this talented and creative manager and preparing for a stronger entry into the chip market. We'll have to wait and see what effect Wilcox's presence at Intel will have on the company's products.