Dr. Venkata Krishnan is a Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation where he focuses on various aspects of microprocessor architecture and data center/HPC networking. He leads a team focused on enabling FPGAs to act as independent accelerator nodes directly attached to the network. He holds a B.Tech from IIT Madras and a PhD from University of Illinois in Computer Science. Prior to joining Intel, he was a fellow at AMD, research scientist at DE Shaw research, and CTO of Dolphin Interconnect. He has also served as member/chair of SIG technical committees/panels and conference program committees.