Vice Chairman

Sanjiv Desai serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for MIPI Alliance. He brings a wealth on insight on mobile and wireless issues with almost 30 years of industry experience. He has held various architecture and engineering management positions in the areas of CPU, Chipset, and System design and development.

Currently serving as the senior staff platform architect in the Mobile and Communications group at Intel Corporation, Sanjiv is leading the platform architecture of Intel’s next generation Smart Phone platforms.  Prior to this he was the manager of Intel’s mobile systems and wireless architecture, and led the development of Intel’s first Centrino™ notebook platform. Sanjiv has driven several of Intel’s engineering teams to deliver a portfolio of notebook platform chipsets and components, including Intel’s first integrated CPUs for notebook platforms.

Prior to his career at Intel, Sanjiv held several engineering positions with National Semiconductor and American Microsystems Inc (Gould).

He earned his MS degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and a BS degree in electrical engineering from M.S. University (India).