Michelle Johnston Holthaus is executive vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for all aspects of running and growing the client business, including strategy, financial performance and product development for the full portfolio of client technologies and platforms designed to enable exceptional personal computing experiences.
In her previous role, Holthaus was chief revenue officer and general manager of the Sales, Marketing and Communications Group. In the role since 2017, she was responsible for global sales and revenue at Intel and leading the company’s efforts to foster innovative sales and marketing approaches that broaden Intel’s business opportunities and enhance customer relationships worldwide.
A proven leader in sales and product marketing, Holthaus has held a variety of management roles since joining Intel in 1996. Before leading the sales, marketing and communications teams, she led global Client Computing Group sales. In that role, she managed worldwide sales strategy and customer relationships for Intel’s client computing product lines, including notebooks, desktops, tablets, 2 in 1 devices and home gateways. Earlier roles in her tenure at Intel include leading the Microsoft Global Account team and managing channel products, central marketing and operations within Intel’s PC Client Group. Holthaus has also served as general manager of Intel’s Reseller Product Group and has been recognized three times by CRN magazine as one of the Top 100 Women of the Channel.
Holthaus began her Intel career as a program manager in the OEM Platform Solutions Division in Hillsboro, Oregon. A native Oregonian, she graduated from Linfield College with a bachelor’s degree in finance.