Loren (Chris) Hotchkiss is a Vice President in the Data Center Group, and serves as general manager of Platform Execution and Validation at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for the roadmap execution, validation, and system integration of Data Center Platforms. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and MBA from Portland State University.
Chris started his journey at Intel in 1991, as a quality and reliability engineer. In the last 28 years at Intel, Chris has held a variety of technical and management roles in technology manufacturing development, semiconductor quality and reliability, phone and tablet client products, smart glasses. He led teams across systems engineering and architecture, and data center platforms. Chris is passionate about motivating teams, and solving customer problems with high quality products. He enjoys spending time at his alma mater Portland State University, where he guest lectures and stays connected to the academic community.