Aicha Evans, BS ’96, will deliver the keynote address at the School of Engineering and Applied Science Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Aicha Evans is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zoox. Zoox was founded in 2014 to develop a complete ecosystem for delivering autonomous mobility, from the core autonomous technology and vehicle design to an operating model and revolutionary product experience. Towards that end, Zoox is building a fleet of fully autonomous, battery electric, zero-emission vehicles that are purpose built and optimized for ridesharing in cities.
Prior to joining Zoox, Evans served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Intel Corporation, responsible for driving Intel's long-term strategy to transform from a PC-centric company to a Data-centric company. Previously, she ran the company's wireless efforts and oversaw a global team of 7,000 engineers. Prior to this she was General Manager of Intel's Communication and Devices Group, responsible for driving the wireless business and engineering for multi-comm products and platforms, including Radio Frequency transceivers (RF), cellular LTE and 5G modems, Wi-Fi, Wi-Gig, GPS, and Bluetooth. She oversaw a 7,000 person global organization. SEAS is honored to have Aicha as the commencement speaker.