Vice President, IoT Solutions Group and General Manager, Automotive Solutions Group
Elliot Garbus is General Manager of Intel’s Automotive Solutions Division. He is responsible for delivering Intel’s vision for connected cars spanning from In-Vehicle-Infotainment and autonomous driving, to intelligent transportation systems.
Previously, Garbus was vice president of the Software and Services Group and general manager of Business Planning & Marketing for the System Software Division. In this role he was responsible for software technology strategy, Intel’s software development platforms, and establishing a new cross-device open-software platform. Garbus has been general manager of the Visual Computing Software Division delivering programs and developing software products to enhance Intel visual computing capabilities, and prior to that he was general manager of the Developer Relations Division, working with developers to demonstrate and showcase the capability of Intel platforms.
Garbus joined Intel in 1988 and has held positions in general management as well as management positions in processor and platform architecture, new product planning and application engineering. He holds 15 patents relating to microprocessor system design.
General Manager, Intelligent Solutions Division (ISD), Intelligent Systems Group
Kumar Balasubramanian is the General Manager of the Intelligent Solutions Division (ISD) at Intel. ISD designs and deploys connected, managed, and secured technologies for intelligent systems and the emerging Internet of Things. Since joining Intel in 1990, he has held various technical and management positions in the areas of strategic software enabling, microprocessor architecture, and silicon design. Prior to his current role, Kumar led software alliances with the global software ecosystem. A member of the Intel Enterprise Board of Advisors committee, Kumar has represented Intel at various enterprise industry forums, published several technical articles, and been granted a patent. Kumar holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from Dartmouth College.
Director of Advanced Driving Technologies, Automotive Solutions Division, Intelligent Systems Group
Sam leads development and implementation of both business and engineering strategies targeted at accelerating the proliferation of a spectrum of forward-looking intelligent commuting technologies such as Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS), Autonomous Vehicle Capabilities, and Intelligent Transportation Infrastructure.
La Magna has held a variety of roles throughout his career at Intel, most recently as Technical Assistant and Chief of Staff to Ton Steenman, VP/GM of the Intelligent Systems Group at Intel. La Magna joined Intel in 1999 and has over 22 years of 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit embedded design and computing experiences. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University, and hold a Masters of Business Administration in Global Management.
Automotive Strategist, Automotive Solutions Division, Intelligent Systems Group
Joel leads the strategic focus for next generation automotive use cases, providing direction for silicon development that applies to cars several generations into the future. He also drives the infotainment group toward a common and open vision, which includes spearheading new market development around advanced driving technologies.
Pioneering open software innovation, Hoffmann has been involved in GENIVI Alliance since its inception, developed the original name and branding concepts, as well as continues as a board member, leads the marketing team, and holds officer title as Treasurer of the alliance. Continue the conversation on Twitter, @Intel_Joel
Global Head of Energy & Industrial Segments, Intelligent Systems Group
Mehraban currently leads a team of marketing engineers and platform architects to drive solution-centric product innovation in Intel’s embedded energy and industrial businesses. In this role he is responsible for setting research directions, conducting comparative qualitative and quantitative research globally, leading new product and solution strategy and definition for Intel in the power and automation industries.
Prior to joining Intel in 2000, he held a number of technical marketing and business development roles at Trillium, Glenayre, Nokia and Motorola.
Mehraban received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from University of British Columbia in 1992 and Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Victoria in 1995. He is a self-proclaimed tech enthusiast and early adopter of all types of consumer electronics. He likes to run and watch European soccer on the weekends. Continue the conversation on Twitter, @Intel_Shahram
Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development, Intelligent Solutions Division
Adam Burns is the Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development for the Intelligent Solutions Division (ISD) at Intel and is responsible for customer and partner engagement, in addition to identifying changing use models and customer requirements driven by the Internet of Things (IoT).
Prior to his current position, Adam managed the Energy and Industrial market segments for the Intelligent Systems Group and was a service business development manager in the Software and Services Group (SSG) at Intel. Adam holds a MBA from Stanford University and Computer Engineering degree from Duke University.
Product Marketing Manager, Retail Solutions Division
Brian is the Product Marketing Manager for the Retail Solutions Division (RSD) focused on positioning Intel ingredients into solutions for the retail industry. He has held multiple roles at Intel in Information Technology (IT), Technology Manufacturing Group (TMG) and Product Marketing. Brian holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Arizona State University and an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business (ASU) and spends most of his free time with his family and riding the mountains of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Product Line Manager, Intelligent Systems Group
Alan has over 25 years of experience in the electronics industry and is currently the Product Line Manager for the 4th gen Intel® Core™ Processor Platform in Intel’s Intelligent Systems Group. He has held multiple roles in Product management, Marketing and Platform Planning positions at Intel as well as serving on his local high school Soccer & Football Booster clubs and was the head coach of the 2nd place Gilbert National Little League White Sox. Alan holds a BSEE from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan & spends most of his free time with his family and desperately trying to become the next great American photographer.
General Manager, Retail Solutions Division
Joe Jensen is the general manager of the Retail Solutions Division (RSD) for the Intelligent Systems Group at Intel Corporation. RSD is responsible for driving solutions into the retail industry. Previously, Joe was the general manager of the Connected Solutions Division (CSD), Embedded Computing Division (ECD) and before that he directed the strategic planning, marketing and operations for Intel’s Consumer Electronics Group. He was also the general manager of the Embedded Intel Architecture Division within Intel. Intel’s Embedded Intel Architecture focus is the development of new market segments and applications for Intel core PC and server technologies. These market segments include communications, point-of-sale, industrial computer and educational computing. Joe has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota State University and a master’s degree from Arizona State University. He started with Intel in 1984 in engineering and has worked in all aspects of the semiconductor business, including product design, manufacturing and marketing.
General Manager, Personal Solutions Division
Michelle has worked for Intel Corporation for 18+ years and has progressed from entry level financial analyst to that of business unit General Manager. Her career path started in Portland, Oregon and she then relocated to Chandler, Arizona in 1997 in order to continue to work and obtain an MBA at Arizona State University in their evening program. In 2001 she spent 8 months abroad working in Copenhagen, Denmark as the controller proxy for an acquisition. Today she leads the Personal Solutions Division (PSD) within the Intelligent Systems Group at Intel Corporation. PSD focuses on the Retail, Military and Government, Medical and Gaming segments.
Michelle enjoys role modeling having a life outside of work. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 year old son. They enjoy traveling, exercise and entertaining friends.
Currently Michelle serves as the Intel representative on the Corp advisory board of the National Association of Women MBAs. Follow her on Twitter at: @Intel_Michelle!
General Manager, Communications Infrastructure Division
Rose Schooler is General Manager of the Communications Infrastructure Division within the Intel Intelligent Systems Group. Her team is responsible for delivering Intel architecture solutions for application, control, packet and signal processing within communications market segments including: wireless infrastructure, network appliances, routers and switches – to name a few. Rose has been with Intel for 22 years, beginning as a process engineer in silicon manufacturing. For the past 13 years, Rose has focused on building the Embedded Intel Architecture business in various market segments. In this role, she has driven technologies transitions such as ATCA and Intel’s embedded System-on-Chip technology in addition to leading a number of development efforts for processors and chipsets within the embedded market segments. Rose graduated from Pennsylvania State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in ceramic science and engineering.
Outside of work, Rose spends the majority of her free time on a soccer field cheering on her daughter. She also enjoys traveling, hiking and working out. You can also follow her on Twitter: @RoseSchooler
Vice President, Intel Architecture Group
General Manager, Intelligent Systems Group
Ton Steenman serves as vice president of the Intel Architecture Group and general manager of the Intelligent Systems Group. In this role he is responsible for growing Intel’s business in a broad range of embedded market segments and helps deliver a range of embedded processor products to a variety of customers worldwide. The types of products range from embedded applications using the Intel® Xeon™ processor to the Intel® Atom™ processor, along with uniquely developed devices and platforms.
He has held numerous sales, applications, marketing and management positions in Intel’s field sales organization and a variety of business units. Over the past few years, he has held general management positions for the Embedded Intel Architecture Division, the Modular Communications Platform Division, and the Embedded and Communications Processor Division and was most recently General Manager of the Low-power Embedded Products Division. In this capacity, he was responsible for the architecture, development and marketing of Intel® Atom™ architecture based microprocessor for embedded market segments including In-vehicle Infotainment, Industrial Control, Video Analytics and Enterprise print imaging market segments.
Steenman was instrumental in establishing Intel’s position in embedded market segments such as communications, automotive, retail, and industrial control. Intel’s position in the embedded market has strengthened considerably over the past decade as the company has introduced a broad set of Intel Architecture-based platforms. Furthermore, Intel has built out a rich ecosystem of companies that provide hardware and software solutions specifically focused on the requirements of embedded market segments.
Prior to joining Intel in 1982, he held software engineering and microprocessor design positions at Siemens Netherlands and the Royal Dutch Air Force.
He received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1980 in the Netherlands.