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General Manager, High Performance Fabrics


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General Manager, High Performance Fabrics Careers at Intel in Santa Clara, CA
Job ID: JR0045917
Job Category: General
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
Other Locations: Massachusetts, Hudson; Oregon, Hillsboro;
Job Type: Experienced Hire

General Manager, High Performance Fabrics

Job Description

As we grow Intel’s data center businesses, we are seeking an outstanding technology and business strategist, business development executive, and general manager for Intel’s High Performance Fabrics Division. This organizational leader of 300+ people will accelerate the growth of our high performance fabric business, driving best in class system performance. She or he will lead the product definition, development, and commercial success of our fabrics, in conjunction with our data center market vertical and solutions teams. The general manager of Intel’s High Performance Fabrics division within Intel’s Data Center Group (DCG) will drive the product P&L, and lead a cross-functional organization, with direct and matrix responsibility for product strategy, development, marketing and business execution.

The GM will report directly to the vice president/General Manager of the DCG Connectivity Group (CG) and serve as a member of CG senior staff. The GM will:

  • Lead and shape high performance fabric architecture, product and market direction and deliver a high growth business, capturing the high growth workloads such as HPC, AI, and Machine Learning, to commercial success
  • Develop overarching product line strategies that align with DCG solutions, Cloud, Comms, and HPC growth strategies, delivering competitive differentiation and TAM expansion
  • Define and develop Omni-Path Fabric product hardware and software products from silicon to systems, with direct accountability for software and systems development, and matrix responsibility for silicon development
  • Work across the industry to build the fabric ecosystem and drive alignment of industry standards and initiatives, delivering broad product adoption and brand awareness of the Intel Omni-Path product line, and High Performance Fabrics in general
  • Orchestrate and deliver results in a highly-matrixed organization requiring extensive collaboration and cross-business unit influence
  • Create & lead a strong partnership with the DCG’s sales, marketing, and solutions teams to align new products and business models to the customer and market requirements anticipated on the front lines of cloud, comms, and enterprise high performance fabrics and systems.
  • Architect a world class organization that role models diversity and inclusion, and provides accelerated career growth opportunities for high performance talent

With ownership of the business, development roadmap and budget, this leader will have matrixed responsibility over silicon development and operational fulfilment and will partner with DCG and Intel’s silicon development teams and manufacturing operations.


The accomplished individual will have demonstrated success in an existing GM role and have a history of accomplishments that demonstrate outstanding results in each of the following areas:

P&L Management: demonstrated experience owning a P&L with a successful track record of optimizing financial performance of a product line or business.  Minimum 5 years GM experience desired; group level staff positions with a history of multi-functional management considered.

Technical domain expertise: Demonstrated Networking/Fabrics domain expertise realized through senior management positions overseeing the definition, development, and product lifecycle management of high performance fabrics and systems.  Experience delivering and ramping system level solutions to scale

Strategic Business Acumen: a track record of decision making on product definition, market introduction, and competitive share gain that led to commercial success.

Business Development: Relationships with key industry leaders, ecosystem stakeholders, and customers.  Direct experience winning and growing business with Cloud Service Providers/Enterprise/ Communications Service Provider segments required; experience growing business with Government& Academia strongly preferred.

Ambidextrous Business Experience:  Demonstrated capability to successfully manage products at different life-cycle stages.  Record of shifting resources from legacy product to new initiatives while maintaining profitability.  Appropriate examples of risk-taking style for developing emerging technologies with competitive time to market goals.

People and Organizational Management: Extensive experience successfully leading in matrix environments where weak or no formal ‘lines’ compel support of staff and stakeholder organizations.  Creates a collaborative team spirit across direct and matrixed staff.  Has many examples of direct staff mentored, managed or coached who achieve career leaps as a result.

Core attributes:

The leader of this organization must be both technology savvy and business focused, with the ability to learn quickly, adapt to change, value data-driven decision making, and influence a highly technical community. Must have track record of innovation and driving market share in entrenched markets. Must demonstrate strong public speaking skills and executive presence.


Technology/engineering focused undergraduate degree with MBA or job equivalent experience is highly desired.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

Massachusetts, Hudson; Oregon, Hillsboro;

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.


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