Kenneth P. Caviasca is vice president in the Internet of Things Group and general manager of platform engineering and development at Intel Corporation. He has overall responsibility for computing platforms targeted to the Internet of Things (IoT) market segment, including planning, architecture, user experience priorities, silicon definition, operating system porting, hardware, firmware, validation and manufacturing test. IoT platforms developed by his team encompass product offerings based on Intel Atom, Intel Core and Intel Xeon processors. Since joining Intel in 1984 as a silicon engineer in automotive controllers, Caviasca has held various technical and management positions in flash microcontrollers, embedded devices, video signal processors, security devices, chipsets, network processors, server processors and manufacturing operation startup. Before assuming his current position, he managed platform development for the Intelligent Systems Group, overseeing hardware, validation and software integration development. Earlier in his Intel career, he managed silicon development for the Communication Infrastructure Group and led a team responsible for delivering system-on-chip, server-class and chipset products for the embedded and communications market segment. Between 2008 and 2010, Caviascas development team won several premier supplier awards from industry-leading communications equipment suppliers. He and his team also won an Intel Achievement Award in 2004 for excellence in network processor development. Caviasca earned his bachelors degree in computer and electrical engineering from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and his MBA degree from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He holds seven patents in circuits, CPU and video systems architecture.