Irene Petrick

Director of Industrial Innovation, Internet of Things Group

Irene J. Petrick joined Intel in 2015 and is director of industrial innovation in Intel’s Internet of Things Group Irene focuses on emerging technology, social, and global trends and their combined impact on the industrial space. Her work highlights the industrial internet of things, edge computing, the transition to intelligent manufacturing and the needs of the future workforce, 3D printing and distributed manufacturing and the new business models that are enabled by intelligent manufacturing. Prior to joining Intel, Irene was a faculty member at Penn State University in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (2003 – 2015) and the College of Engineering (2000-2003). She has been actively engaged with companies in their innovation and technology strategy activities for over 25 years, including work with twelve Fortune 100 companies, the U.S. military, and a wide variety of small to medium sized enterprises. Petrick has been named a Boeing Welliver Fellow, a CSC Faculty Intern in India and has won both College and University teaching awards.Irene is author or co-author on more than 165 publications and presentations.