Claire Dixon is Chief Communications Officer at Intel, where she leads the communications function. A native Londoner, she moved to the US in 2013. Before joining Intel, VMware, Claire was SVP Chief Communications Officer at VMware. She has also worked for global multinationals eBay, GlaxoSmithKline, Unilever, and Weber Shandwick. Claire spent the first years of her career working as a professional actress, primarily in theater and comedy, including children’s educational theater. She also enjoyed being a workshop leader teaching Shakespeare in elementary schools. Claire has a Masters's degree in Geography from Cambridge University and a post-graduate diploma in Acting from the Guildford School of Acting. Claire now lives in Los Gatos with her husband and two children.