Jeff Galinovsky is currently Intel’s Strategic Partner Activation Manager for Intel’s Learning Series Program including the Intel powered classmate PC platforms. Jeff focuses on expanding the value of Intel’s education products as well as building an effective education ecosystem around these platforms. He is also very involved in his 2 daughter’s education and you may even see his older 12 year old daughter, Mackenzie, with him at Intel events as she is an avid classmate PC user! Additionally, Jeff was recently appointed as President of Board of Directors to a newly created Education Foundation for the Folsom-Cordova Unified School District focusing on technology and developing programs for 21st century skills. Jeff has been at Intel for over eighteen years where he has held several positions in Engineering and Management including; CPU Product Development, Software Development, Software Engineering Management, Strategic Program Management, Strategic Marketing, and Platform Management. Most recently Jeff has spent the last five years working (and traveling the world) on developing and bringing to market unique platforms for Education Markets. Jeff holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of California at Davis. Jeff also teaches MBA classes to working professional students at a local University. You can follow him on twitter as @ClassmatePCDude.
Dr. Joya Chatterjee
Education Markets Platform Group
Dr. Joya Chatterjee is responsible for World Wide Market Development, and 1:1 eLearning deployment programs in the Education Markets Platform Group at Intel Corporation.
Dr. Chatterjee’s experience includes 20 years in the US education system (kindergarten teacher through Assistant Superintendent of Schools) and 12+ years in high technology marketing working for SUN, HP and Intel.
In the education system Dr. Chatterjee was recognized as a pioneer in implementing technology with a fully networked school, trained staff and implementing a K-8 technology curriculum which she wrote. This resulted in a Blue Ribbon award and recognition at the White House from President Bill Clinton.
While at SUN Microsystems, Dr. Chatterjee was responsible for the K-12 education segment and for the launch of Java stations for educational institutions Worldwide.
During her 9 year tenure at HP she led and launched the “HP Certified” program for channels in HP Services, she managed the Software Partner Program and was responsible for developing the business with ISV’ s focusing on content management and e-commerce vendors. Dr. Chatterjee was the Worldwide Director for the Education segment at HP before she joined Intel.
At Intel she led the Government programs in CPSG; later she was the Product Marketing Engineer in Intel Software College leading the initiative for SW developers worldwide and working with Universities worldwide to use Intel SW tools and optimize on Multi Core technology.
Dr. Chatterjee holds an Ed.D from the University of San Francisco focusing on Organizational Change, She also holds Executive Marketing and Management Certificates from both MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Stanford Business School on Strategic Marketing and Management.
Dr. Chatterjee was a Fulbright scholar to PRC representing the US Department of Education. The articles and video created by her “A day in the life of a student in China” were used extensively in the late 80’s by education institutions in the US to teach about education and people in PRC. She has authored a few articles on technology and learning.
In her spare time Dr. Chatterjee loves to paint, tend to her garden,and together with her husband, play with their three precious grandchildren aged 8, 7 and 4 years
Manager, Global Operations & Communications Education Market Platforms Group
Julie Clugage manages operations, communications and strategic alliances with the economic development community around Intel® Learning Series platforms. In her previous role at Intel, Julie was Chief of Staff for the Vice President of Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group, supporting executive communications on Intel’s education, environment and CSR efforts, and driving education alliances with development agencies and NGOs. Prior to joining Intel in 2002, Julie worked for the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC from 1996 to 2000. She also worked for two years in rural Guatemala at a teacher training high school for Mayan youth and served as a legislative assistant for former U.S. Congressman Leon Panetta. Julie holds a Master of Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and an AB in Government and Economics from Dartmouth College.
Kapil Wadhera, General Manager
Kapil Wadhera is general manager of Intel’s Education Market Platforms Group (EMPG), responsible for leading the research, definition, development and marketing of technology platforms for K-8 education, including Intel® Learning Series and the Intel-powered classmate PC. In this role, Kapil leads a global team working to advance the quality of education around the world through the effective use of technology.
Since joining Intel in 1989 as a microprocessor design engineer, Kapil has held various engineering and marketing management roles. Kapil joined EMPG in early 2006 as director of platform marketing, which included a two-year posting in Shanghai, China. Previously, he was marketing manager for Intel’s Mobile Platform Group, responsible for driving multiple generations of notebook platforms with multinational companies, channel partners and original device manufacturers.
Kapil holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University and a MBA from Santa Clara University.
Luke Filose coordinates the Intel Education Service Corps, a program that works with NGOs around the world to deploy Intel® Learning Series solutions with pro-bono technical assistance from Intel employees. Luke has extensive experience marketing technology products and collaborating with NGOs, most recently as co-founder of Fenix International where he led business development efforts. Luke was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mauritania and has a BA and MBA from UC Berkeley.
Nassim has been designing interactive learning experiences, in and out of the classroom, for almost ten years. She uses her deep pedagogical expertise and curriculum knowledge to envision and design market-leading e-learning experiences for Intel® Learning Series, leveraging Intel’s latest technology advancements and user experience innovations. She leads the content and technology usage vision of interactive learning and creates experiences that embody and drive the Intel Learning Series vision for the future of 1:1 teaching and e-learning worldwide.
Prior to joining Intel, she developed for the SPARKscience platform at PASCO scientific, where she worked with publishers to design multimodal, learner-centered activities that leverage the educational affordances of touch, trained the domestic and international sales teams to deliver the SPARKscience value proposition, modeled best teaching practices for customer hands-on experiences, and collaborated with international selling partners to create customized curricular and product solutions for their countries.
Prior to PASCO, Nassim taught high school biology, implemented inquiry-based lab activities in the traditional science curriculum, and supported the district as a technology mentor, textbook adoption reviewer, and designer of interactive content for district-wide biology teacher resource guide and assessment items for benchmark testing.
In 2008, she received National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification. She holds an Interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Education from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Clemson University. She is also a founding member of the California Association of Biology Teachers.
Director Education Segment
Latin America Education Regional Manager
Ramon Morales is the Latin America Education Regional Manager at Intel Corporation. He holds an Electronics Engineering bachelor’s degree, studies on a Master’s degree in Computers Science and a Master’s in Technologies for Education at the ITSM in Mexico.
With more than 18 years of experience on the IT industry, he had the opportunity to establish one of the four Platform Definition Centers for Emerging markets around the world that Intel launched in 2005. Based on an interdisciplinary team, the Intel Platform Definition Centers were totally focused on conducting ethnographic and market research in different fields, having the goal to define and design new, innovative and relevant platforms for Emerging Markets. Among all the different platforms defined by his team, classmatePC has been one of the most successful. Nowadays, Ramon Morales and his team are focus on enabling the Education Ecosystem and supporting the Education Transformation plans from the governments in the Latin America Region.
Before joining Intel, he had the opportunity to work at Samsung in California as Hardware Engineer for 3 years.
Dr. Sabine Huber
Intel Corporation, Education Market Platforms Group
EMEA Pedagogical Consultant, Ecosystem Manager
Sabine leads the Intel® Learning Series Educational Project Planning Program focusing on sustainable digital learning tools usage in an educational relevant ecosystem.
Sabine joined Intel Corporation full time in May 2010. Prior she worked as Educational Consultant and taught at primary (English) and secondary school levels (Bavarian State School teacher for Gymnasium German/English) as well as at university (LMU-Munich).
Sabine holds a PhD from LMU-University Munich (Didactics English: “Teaching and Learning English in Laptop-Classes”)