Intel CEO (Nasdaq: INTC) Pat Gelsinger has announced key appointments as the tech company moves to establish two business units and restructure its data platform group into two groups: data center and artificial intelligence and network and edge.
Greg Lavender, formerly senior vice president and chief technology officer at VMware (NYSE: VMW), will serve as SVP, CTO and general manager of the newly formed advanced technology and software group and oversee technical innovation, Intel Labs and others. research programs, the company said on Tuesday.
He has held leadership positions at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Sun Microsystems and Citigroup (NYSE: C) and has over 35 years of experience in advanced research and development, and hardware and software engineering.
Raja Koduri, most recently general manager of architecture, graphics and software at Intel, will oversee the company’s expansion in graphics and high performance computing as senior vice president and general manager of the computer systems group and newly created graphics.
Prior to Intel, Koduri held senior positions at Advanced Micro Devices (Nasdaq: AMD), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and ATI Technologies.
Sandra rivera, formerly Intel’s chief human resources officer, will lead the data center and AI group as executive vice president and general manager.
She has been with Intel since 2000 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to Intel, she co-founded The CTI Authority and was President of the Computer Telephony Division at Catalyst Telecom.
Nick mckeown, previously a part-time senior member of Intel, will officially assume on July 6 his responsibilities as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Network and Edge group, which combines the Internet of Things, Connectivity and Network Platforms groups of Intel into one business unit.
McKeown is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University and a thought leader in the design of Internet routers and switches. He is also a fellow of the United States National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Lavender, Koduri, Rivera and McKeown will report directly to Gelsinger.
Navin Shenoy, executive vice president and general manager of Intel’s data platform group, will step down on July 6.