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Kirk B. Skaugen

Vice President, Intel Architecture Group & General Manager, Data Center Group, Intel, USA

Kirk Skaugen is vice president of the Intel Architecture Group and general manager of the Data Center Group for Intel Corporation. He is responsible for driving Intel's data center vision and the definition, development and marketing of Intel enterprise computing, network, and storage solutions. Skaugen's P&L responsibility includes Intel server, workstation, and storage processors, chipsets, motherboards, and wired networking.

Skaugen most recently served as general manager of Intel's Server Platforms Group.

Prior to this Skaugen was located in Asia as the general manager of Asia Pacific Solutions Group, with responsibility for the development and deployment of optimized software and solutions for Intel's client and server platforms. Skaugen has also served as general manager of the Enterprise Platforms & Services Division with P&L responsibility for Intel's server board and system business. Skaugen spent seven years in a number of positions within Intel's sales and marketing organization, including microprocessor product management, distribution business management, and enterprise and desktop global account management.

Skaugen received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He joined Intel in 1992. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and son.