Rao Desineni is Senior Director of Data Analytics in the Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Operations organization at Intel Hillsboro, Oregon. He leads a team of data scientists and software engineers responsible for developing and deploying at-scale semiconductor manufacturing analytics solutions. With broad expertise in semiconductor technology development, design enablement, design automation, manufacturing and test, Rao is passionate about bringing Applied Intelligence – AI solutions deployed at-scale – into all aspects of semiconductor design & manufacturing. Previously, he spent 6 years each at GLOBALFOUNDRIES and IBM. Rao received his Ph.D. in ECE from Carnegie Mellon University, has published over 30 conference and journal papers, and holds eight U.S. patents, all in semiconductor manufacturing and test.