Intel celebrates 40 years of innovation on July 18, 2008. Since its founding, Intel has introduced countless examples of technology innovation, its crowning breakthrough being the introduction of the microprocessor. Commonly referred to as the “brain” of a computer, the microprocessor has led to unimagined advances in entertainment, education and business productivity
Intel volunteers worked side by side with youth on the World Mural Project in support of Intel CEO and President Paul Otellini’s commitment to giving back a million volunteer hours in 2008 to celebrate Intel's 40th anniversary. Intel employees has a long history volunteering in local schools and communities through the Intel Involved Program and raising matching grants from the Intel Foundation for the organizations they volunteer.