Erhaan Shaikh is vice president in the Programmable Solutions Group and general manager of the group’s business divisions at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for defining and carrying out innovative business strategies that promote growth for the group’s target market segments by delivering exceptional value to Intel customers. Shaikh joined Intel in 2015 with the acquisition of Altera Corp. Most recently at Altera, he was vice president and general manager of the infrastructure division, with responsibility for communications, computing and storage market segments. Earlier in his Altera career, Shaikh spent eight years managing Altera’s Asia Pacific business interests. Based in Hong Kong, he was responsible for design wins and sales growth throughout the region. He spent his first four years with Altera overseeing field technical support and service as vice president of worldwide field applications engineering. Before joining Altera in 2003, Shaikh was European managing director for Synplicity Inc. Based in the United Kingdom, he was responsible for European sales and support of programmable logic electronic design automation software. He also previously held sales management and technical support roles at Xilinx Inc. and Wyle Laboratories Inc. Shaikh earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Davis, and a master’s degree in engineering management from Santa Clara University.