Allison Goodman is a Senior Principal Engineer and Director of Optane Solutions Architecture at Intel. She works closely with customer teams to understand their memory and storage bottlenecks, and collaborates to create solutions through software and hardware changes. Allison has a long history of expertise in storage and solid-state-drive product development. She’s lead firmware architecture, validation, power and performance characterization, and product systems integration. Allison is a change agent and advocate for engineering discipline for high quality at scale. She is an active leader in the Society of Women Engineers and local Sacramento STEM pipeline activities. She a sought-after speaker. Allison has a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University.