Katherine (Kathy) S. Winter is vice president in the Automated Driving Group and general manager of the Automated Solutions Division at Intel Corporation. She leads the Intel organization that develops innovative technology for advanced driver assist systems and autonomous driving solutions. Winter’s team creates the in-car platforms needed to power sophisticated, highly automated driving solutions. She is also responsible for aligning Intel’s overall technology assets to deliver comprehensive platforms for fully autonomous solutions.
Winter joined Intel in 2016 from Delphi Automotive’s Electronics and Safety Division, where she led automated driving engineering, global growth strategies for embedded and aftermarket software products, and cloud-based automotive and consumer services. While vice president of software and services for automated driving at Delphi, Winter was recognized in 2015 for achieving the first cross-country drive by an autonomous vehicle. That same year, she was named to Automotive News list of “100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry.” Winter and her Delphi team also earned a 2013 Edison Award and a 2013 Popular Mechanics Editor’s Choice award.
Before joining Delphi in 2011, Winter spent 26 years at Motorola Inc. Among her leadership roles there, she served as vice president and general manager of the Americas and Asia telematics business for the automotive sector. Most recently at Motorola, Winter had managed the full product lifecycle for the company’s global mass-market Android smartphone business.
Winter earned her bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and her MBA degree from the University of Chicago. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and the Society of Automotive Engineers.