Praveen Vishakantaiah    
Praveen Vishakantaiah

Praveen Vishakantaiah is currently the Intel India President and responsible for all the Intel activities in India.

Praveen joined Intel, USA in 1993 and held various leadership positions in microprocessor design technology development and in the Pentium® II, Pentium® III and Pentium® 4 microprocessor development teams. He relocated to Intel, India in 2003 to start microprocessor post-silicon validation for Xeon® server platforms. He later became the Director of Digital Enterprise Group at Intel, India and was responsible for research and development of various Xeon® server platform ingredients including microprocessors developed in India. He led the team that designed the first ever microprocessor from India – world’s first 6 core high volume CPU. He was also one of the winners of the first Intel Innovators award in 1995.

Praveen holds MS and Ph.D degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honors in Electronics and Communication from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli, India.

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