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Sandra Rivera
Sandra Rivera
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Datacenter and AI, Intel Corporation


Sandra L. Rivera is executive vice president and general manager of the Datacenter and AI Group at Intel Corporation. She leads Intel’s development of leadership data center products for a cloud-based world. She also drives Intel’s overall artificial intelligence (AI) strategy and product roadmap.

Before assuming her current role, she was Intel’s chief people officer, leading Intel’s Human Resources organization worldwide. In that role, she was responsible for greater business results through a culture which embraces diversity and inclusion. She also previously led the Network Platforms Group which was a global organization of over 3,000 employees that drove the transformation of network infrastructure to Intel-based solutions and enabled breakthrough ways to integrate Intel’s silicon and software portfolio to create greater customer value.

Rivera joined Intel in 2000 as a marketing director after the acquisition of Dialogic Corporation. Before joining Intel, Rivera co-founded and served as president of The CTI Authority, and served as president of the computer telephony division at Catalyst Telecom.

Rivera holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University. She sits on the Equinix Board of Directors, she is a member of Berkeley’s Engineering Advisory Board, a member of the Intel Foundation Board, and is part of Intel’s Latinx Leadership Council.