Jim Driscoll

Head of Decision Quality Program Office, Intel, and President, The Society of Decision Professionals

Jim Driscoll leads the Decision Quality Program Office at Intel. Since joining the company in 1999, Jim has held various roles of increasing responsibility; he embarked on his current full-time mission to improve decision-making at Intel in mid-2012. As head of Intel’s DQ Program Office, Jim and his team act as the corporate-wide owners, teachers, and lead practitioners of DQ. They work with executives and their staff to tackle complex, strategic decisions across every facet of the company’s operations. Over the years, Jim and his team have taught over 1500 Intel employees the basics of DQ, effective facilitation, and world-class Decision Analysis. For the past year, Jim has served on SDP’s Board of Directors where he is an active member of the Strategy Sub-Committee. He has twice served on the Panel of Examiners for the Raiffa-Howard Award and has been an invited speaker at several Fortune 500 companies and universities including Stanford University’s Center for Professional Development (SCPD) and the University of Washington, Foster School of Business. Jim holds a certificate in Strategic Decisions and Risk Management from SCPD. A life-long resident of Oregon, Jim lives in the beautiful Portland-metropolitan area with his wife and three young children.

My Sessions

Decision Analysis Society Award Talk

Mount Elbert

This award is jointly sponsored by the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS and Society of Decision Professionals. It is given annually to the best decision analysis application, as judged by a panel of members of both Societies. The Decision Analysis Society Award talk will be introduced by Karen Jenni and the award will be presented […]

Energy Hi-Tech Life Sciences Main

Decision Quality and Data in Entrepreneurship and Leadership

The Capital Peak

How have leaders/entrepreneurs who have strong DA backgrounds looked at entrepreneurship/leadership? 


Cocktails/Mixer/Sponsor Gratitude

Mount Evans

Workshop: You Make the Call: Applying Decision Quality to a High Stakes Decision in Professional Football

Mount Elbert B

Those who coach professional sports, be it football or otherwise, likely understand better than most the distinction between a good decision and a good outcome. These individuals are forced to make many decisions during a game, often in a matter of seconds, and the outcome of their decisions are immediately visible to all. If they […]