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About  Prasad Rampalli 

Prasad Rampalli is a longtime IT executive who has successfully engineered growth in medium and large-sized international companies. He most recently held responsibilities with QLogic Corp. as president and CEO, and guided a firm focused on the storage and data center networking solutions. Drawing on his extensive background in information services, Prasad Rampalli contributed to his firm’s efforts to provide IO connectivity within cloud and enterprise environments. In addition, Mr. Rampalli created a pioneering IO “intelligent” product category that earned OEM design recognition.

With Intel Corp. from 1983 to 2010, Mr. Rampalli had an integral role in expanding the firm’s semiconductor innovation capacities. In the early 1990s, he oversaw the setup of offshore IT support capacities in Bangalore. He also spearheaded the trailblazing migration of Intel IT from a main-frame to a client server infrastructure.

As a leader in the Intel Architecture Group, Mr. Rampalli scaled end-user platform integration efforts. Known as the “Enterprise CIO,” Prasad Rampalli was responsible for ensuring that corporate IT organizations found value in the platform and quickly adopted it.

Work History

Feb 2014Aug 2015

CEO , President and Board member

Qlogic
Sep 2010Jan 2014

Senior Vice President , EMC Solutions Group

EMC corporation
Jan 2005Aug 2010

Vice President, General Manager, End-User Platform Integration, Intel Architecture Group (IAG)

Intel Corp

Education

Aug 1980Aug 1982

MS

University of Texas, Arlington
Aug 1972Aug 1977

BS

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India