Rina Raman

Rina Raman ’87

VP & GM Embedded Acceleration Division (EAD), Data Center & AI(DCAI) at Intel

Rina Raman is the Vice President and General Manager of the Embedded Acceleration Division (in the Programmable Solutions Group) at Data Center and AI Group Intel Corporation. She leads a global team of system solutions engineering and business units focusing on Intel’s FPGA business across industrial, automotive, military, aerospace, broadcast, video and vision, test and measurement, consumer and medical, Artificial Intelligence, and Edge computing.

Rina joined Intel in 2017 and led the Customer Experience Organization responsible for digital, partner, and solutions teams and regional applications, factory applications, and technical program management. Prior to joining Intel, she led the applications and customer engineering team at the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center since 2015. In addition, Rina spent 16 years in leadership positions at Xilinx Corp., culminating in her role as senior director of applications engineering and technical marketing. In that position, she was responsible for intellectual property and field-programmable gate array silicon technical marketing for the entire corporation.

Earlier in her career, Rina spent more than a decade in circuit design, including leadership roles at Quick Logic Corp. and Altera Corp. Rina holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University in New York. She has served as a founding member of the industrial advisory board for the computer engineering program at California Polytechnic State University since 2003 and previously served as the board’s chair and vice chair. She has been granted more than a dozen patents in circuit design. In 2005, the YWCA Silicon Valley chapter honored her with a Tribute to Women and Industry Award