Mr. Kirk Skaugen

Senior Vice President and General Manager of the PC Client Group, Intel Corporation

Mr. Kirk Skaugen
"Purdue University provided me an outstanding foundation in electrical engineering, business and leadership fundamentals. The university's reputation for engineering excellence provided me a range of opportunities from world-class companies upon my graduation. After growing up in Wisconsin, I made a leap to California with Intel. Purdue alumni within Intel were numerous; they welcomed me from day one, and have provided great friendships to this day. It's been wonderful to stay connected with Purdue via Intel in so many ways since graduation."
Mr. Kirk Skaugen is senior vice president and general manager of the PC Client Group for Intel Corporation. He manages the consumer and business client segments including the Intel® Core™, Pentium® and Celeron™ family of processors and related chipsets, wired and wireless client Ethernet, Thunderbolt™, and home gateways.

Prior to this role, Mr. Skaugen led Intel's Datacenter and Connected Systems Group. He was responsible for strategy and product development for Intel's enterprise server silicon, cloud computing, communications infrastructure, high performance computing, workstations, storage and networking solutions, and intelligent connected device platforms powering the "internet of things." His product responsibilities included Intel® Xeon® processors, Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors and Itanium® processors and related chipsets, Intel's wired enterprise networking, server motherboards and systems, and related software and services. Mr. Skaugen also held a number of positions with Intel’s sales and marketing organization, including microprocessor product management, distribution business management, and client and enterprise global OEM account management.

Mr. Skaugen received his bachelor's in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1992 and joined Intel that same year. He lives in Oregon with his wife and two sons.