DELIA GRENVILLE PH.D.
Over the past 15 years, Delia has served as a change agent and key strategist for global market leaders Oracle and Intel. With a stellar Fortune 200 track record for driving large-scale technology change, her focus on consumer centric research, technology transfer, and business innovation has consistently resulted in gained revenues and heighted competitive market share for multiple brands. Delia’s hybrid expertise and insight for identifying consumer interactivity, expectations, and purchasing, has transformed and optimized organizations and their product range. Her early experiences in diverse public sector, retail, supply chain and manufacturing honed her skills in synthesizing massive amounts of information to yield transformative, actionable insights.
Delia is the Research Assistant to the Chief of Staff’s Office, Platform Engineering group. In this role she is researching and developing key positioning, leading ideas and core messages through a showcase of presentations for customers, partners, and ecosystem on a range of topics including Intel products, industry standards, 5G and Internet of Things. Prior to her current role, Delia served as Strategy Programs and UX Program Manager for Intel’s Corporate Strategy Office, Delia’s role was pivotal in identifying opportunities to accelerate innovation, enable product opportunities, and introduce market-disruptive technologies. Leading the creation of consistent, scalable frameworks, data analysis, and modeling, she managed data analytics for a $9 Billion+, 500-project portfolio spanning half of Intel.
While in Intel’s Corporate Platform Office, Delia also led the development of a corporate strategy and action plan for connecting consumer and end user research to usage and system requirements for Intel product and platform organizations. In her previous roles at Intel as a Senior Research Scientist and Human Factors Engineer she led pioneering initiatives in large-scale business and technology change. In recognition of her contributions, Delia was selected to set the 10-year research agenda at Intel. Applying her insights and skills on an enterprise-wide scale, Delia drove a cultural transformation which led to groundbreaking research collaboration – driving multi-million dollar sales and delivery of the first pioneering, disruptive idea in record time.
Recruited by Oracle upon completion of her doctoral studies, Delia served as Senior Research Scientist focusing on multimodal, natural language, search, map visualization mobile and desktop user interfaces. She designed and executed multiple extensive studies, including the development of a prototype for multimodal access to cell phones, a multimodal pen-voice PDA test bed environment for enterprise applications and a 3G natural language test bed for merging technologies, which led to the identification and recommendation of an M&A opportunity.
A published author and public speaker, Delia has served as guest lecturer at Stanford MBA School, the Strategic Innovation Lab at Ontario College of Art, and MIT. She has written more than a dozen articles on project management, research practices, and the user experience. Delia is the inventor of six digital content technologies with patents pending – technologies that allow consumers to filter content streaming to their televisions via the Internet and provide the ecosystem to advertise and enhance the content viewing experience.