OCP announces today the addition of Anurag Handa of Intel to its Board of Directors.
February 22, 2022 - The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) is excited to announce that Anurag Handa, Vice President in Intel’s Data Center and AI Business Unit and General Manager of the Hyperscale and Strategic Customers Group, will now serve as Intel’s representative on its board of directors. Rebecca Weekly, who recently left Intel, will retain the position of chairperson of the Open Compute Project.
Mr. Handa’s team is responsible for the design-in of Intel’s hardware and software solutions with Hyperscale Cloud and Strategic customers. Prior to this role, he served as General Manager of the Cloud Custom Solution Division where he led custom silicon development efforts for key cloud service providers. Anurag was also a founding member of Intel Custom Foundry. He joined Intel in 1997 as a senior component design engineer. During his 20-plus year career at Intel, he has held various business and engineering leadership positions.
Anurag holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the National Institute of Technology in Kurukshetra, India, a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and a master’s of business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
"The OCP Foundation is grateful that we are able to retain Rebecca in the leadership chairperson role, as well as add an esteemed technical strategist to our leadership team, which will ensure that the benefits of hyperscale innovations are realized globally among new audiences as the demands of data centers increase and pose new energy challenges,” said Bill Carter, OCP’s interim Executive Director.
The OCP Foundation has become the leading open-source Community in the data center hardware, telco and edge infrastructure spaces. The Foundation now boasts a Community of nearly 300 corporate members, over 5,000 engineers and a total Community of over 16,000 participants in 29 project workstreams spanning the entire globe.
About the Open Compute Project Foundation
The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) was initiated in 2011 with a mission to apply the benefits of open source and open collaboration to hardware and rapidly increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the data center’s networking equipment, general purpose and GPU servers, storage devices and appliances, and scalable rack designs. OCP’s collaboration model is being applied beyond the data center, helping to advance the telecom industry & EDGE infrastructure. Learn more at www.opencompute.org.
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