Senior Director, Customer Engineering Partnerships in Client R&D,
Chandrika joined Intel in 1990 as a software engineer in the supercomputer systems division and has since held several engineering, management and leadership positions across the research labs and business units. As the Sr. Director of customer engineering partnerships in the Client Computing Group, she has led the program office, integration, validation, and business operations for several innovative platforms by driving complete system solutions. Chandrika has created cross-functional domestic and international partnerships with OEMs, ODMs, ISVs, and Supply chain ecosystem vendors. Her leadership has been instrumental in delivering the Digital Home platform, where she led the integration and validation of the entire end-to-end solution. She has represented Intel in the DLNA "Interoperability and Compliance" and "Certifications and Logo" standards committees. Her contributions also include driving several initiatives related to home networking, media streaming, development of video conferencing products, Digital Imaging, 3D Graphics, Teraflops Supercomputer and Extended PC devices.
Chandrika has a Master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Portland State University. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring various cultures and has travelled to over 35 countries. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.