2013 Graduation Ceremony Information
Undergraduate Ceremony Keynote Speaker: Michael A. Bell
Michael A. Bell is corporate vice president and general manager of the Mobile and Communications Group for Intel Corporation. In his role, 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 Inc. 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 vice president, CPU Software, Macintosh Hardware Division, at Apple Inc. 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 earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988.