Sachin Kelkar - Head – APJ Developer and Partner program, Developer Relations, Intel
Sachin Kelkar leads a cross functional team in Asia Region focused on dev marketing, Key software partnerships and Academia. In this role, he focuses on developing the software solutions ecosystem across Asia Pacific by working with key software companies and software developers.
His team is also responsible for the AI Academic Engagements in APJ region and is working with key universities in India and other countries to facilitate Artificial Intelligence engagements on Intel architecture including curriculum development and research.
His team in Asia drives business relationships and developer engagements with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), System Integrators and student developers in the region across consumer and enterprise segments. He is engaged with developers in the area of Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing and technical computing.
Sachin has worked with Intel for 18+ years in the areas of developer engagement, software marketing and solutions engineering. He has worked on key projects of local language enabling, mobile application development and partner marketing. He has been working with startup ecosystem for last few years and has associated with many startups as mentor.
Prior to Intel, Sachin has worked in Microsoft and Citrix and has an experience of @ 25+ years in the software and telecom industry.
Sachin earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Shivaji University in 1992, followed by a Masters’ degree in Management from Mumbai University.