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Kumud Srinivasan

Kumud Srinivasan is Vice President, Director of Non-volatile Memory Manufacturing & Automation Systems for Intel Corporation. 

In this capacity, she is responsible for proactively establishing manufacturing IT & systems vision and strategy that will scale with growth of Intel’s non-volatile memory factories.  This includes defining a multi-year phased roadmap, with end-point & transition steps, to deliver capability and enable affordability and growth.  It calls for leading experts, stakeholders and vendors, to collaborate across organizational and geo boundaries, on technical, business, legal and political issues.

Previously, she was Vice President, Sales & Marketing Group, and President, Intel India.  She was responsible for general management of Intel's operations in India, leading cross functional organizations of ~7000 employees, to ensure high quality site operations, R&D and business growth.  She led business units in silicon product development, with focus on strategic planning, execution, culture, employee hiring and retention, leadership development, employee compensation, training and employee communication, and overall org health.  She drove Intel’s brand and market success in India.  She led local market innovation opportunities.  She engaged with government, education & industry through several high-profile roles:

  • Chairperson of the National Institute of Technology, Trichy
  • Member of the Governing Body of the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore
  • Member of the Executive Council of FICCI and India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA)
  • Member on the Board of the Anita Borg Institute’s India Council

Before the India assignment, Kumud was vice president and general manager in Intel IT, where she led the engineering and delivery of IT solutions and services for Intel's hardware and software engineers. Kumud joined Intel in 1987 and has held leadership roles in Manufacturing and IT, involving industrial automation, digital transformation, business growth, external partnerships, and site operations, across Intel’s global footprint.                                       

Srinivasan serves on the Board of the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum.  She is a member of the Board of Advisors of the School of Information Studies in Syracuse University. She is a mentor at Georgetown University’s Executive Education program.

Srinivasan received her bachelor’s degree in economics from Calcutta University in 1981 and her master’s degree in information and library studies from Syracuse University in 1984. In addition, she has completed doctoral coursework in information science at University of California, Berkeley.