Raj Bopardikar is a high tech industry professional with 20 years of experience. Raj has worked at Intel corporation since 2001 where he has held various positions in technology architecture, planning, marketing, and strategy. Raj presently leads Data Center competitive strategy for the Cloud segment. In his role, Raj leads a cross-organization virtual team consisting of business development managers, strategic planners, architects, technologists, field sales representatives, and financial analysts to define short term and long term competitive response for Data Center business. Raj applies his keen understanding of market trends and competitive dynamic in Enterprise and Cloud Data Centers to influence business strategy and tactics. Raj holds an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, and MSEE from Drexel University, Philadelphia.