Vivek Tiwari is Director of Platform & Ramp Management, in the PC Client Group within the Intel Architecture Group at Intel Corporation. The role involves driving cross-group programs - coordinating among engineering, manufacturing, and customer enabling & marketing teams for delivery of Intel's flagship CPU products and platforms. In the first part of his career at Intel, Vivek was in R&D, developing tools and techniques for reducing power consumption in Intel’s CPUs as part of the Low Power Design Technology (LPDT) group. This involved the research and development of techniques and methodologies for power reduction at the circuit, logic and architecture levels. Vivek led the tools and architecture teams. He also worked as the Strategic Planner for LPG (Low Power IA Group). Vivek received an Intel Achievement Award in 2008 for his work on vPro - Intel's platform for business PCs and notebooks. Prior to joining Intel, Vivek also held research positions at NEC Research Labs (1992), Fujitsu Labs of America (1994), and IBM T. J. Watson Research Center (1995), while pursuing the doctoral degree. He received the IBM Fellowship (1993-95), and a Best Paper Award at ASP-DAC '95. He holds or has pending 7 patents. He has authored or co-authored chapters in 7 books, 9 journal papers and over 20 conference papers. He has served on the Technical and Executive Committees of the International Sympoisum on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED) and on the Technical Program Committees of the Design Automation Conference, VLSI Design Conference and Design Automation and Test Europe. He served as the Technical Chair for ISLPED'04 and General Chair for ISLPED'05. Vivek received a B. Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India in 1991, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1996.