(Gowri) has 20 years of industry experience with global scope in the field of
supply chain and procurement covering both Direct and Indirect procurement
domains. Gowri is a certified Project Management professional (PMP®.)
. He has been actively involved with the Bangalore Chapter activities of
the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) since its
inception. He holds a Bachelor€™s Degree in Industrial Engineering and an
MBA. Prior to joining Intel, he worked at both Bosch and Wipro in
the Procurement function supporting direct and indirect materials.
Since 2004 he has been with Intel in India and
currently Heads the India Purchasing function. As Global sourcing manger he is focusing
on product engineering outsourcing for R&D groups. His responsibilities
include development and implementation of global sourcing strategies, supplier
selection, contract negotiations and other aspects of supply chain management.
Also focused on driving key internal and external relationships that help
advance Intel€™s knowledge in the outsourcing domain and establish Intel as a
thought leader in this space.