Intel Corporation has announced the appointment of Gokul Subramaniam as Intel India President today. Subramaniam, who has been with the company for more than 11 years, will be taking care of their overall engineering and design operations in India, as well as driving innovation, cross-group efficiencies and execution of products.
Based out of Bangalore, Subramaniam is currently a Vice President in the Client Computing Group (CCG) and serves as general manager of Client Platforms and Systems. He will assume the role of President along with these roles.
“As a critical engineering and design center for Intel, the India office plays a vital role in our company’s transformation journey and the trajectory towards product leadership. I am excited about the engineering prowess we have at the site and the opportunities it brings to accelerate innovation and advance excellence in execution of our engineering programs,” Subramaniam said in a company statement.
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Subramaniam holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from the University of Madras, and a master’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Texas. Having completed an executive program in general management from MIT Sloan School of Management, Subramaniam has six patents to his name with five more filed in the compute, wireless, power management, industrial design, system and software fields.
Outside of the US, Intel India is its largest research and engineering center with the company having invested over $8 billion in India till date.
Nivruti Rai, the former Intel head of India resigned from the company after 29 years in June. Rai has now joined as the Managing Director and CEO of Invest India, under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.