Bev Crair is vice president in the Data Center Group and general manager of the Storage Group at Intel Corporation. She leads the team responsible for delivering business strategies and products that address the existing and emerging storage needs of Intel customers across a breadth of environments, including the cloud, the enterprise, high-performance computing and communications.
Crair joined Intel in 2010 as director of graphics software engineering in the company’s Embedded Communications Group. She was named director of software engineering for the group in 2011, with responsibility for the development of software and strategies. Before assuming her current role in 2013, she was general manager of the Intelligent Solutions Division within Intel’s Intelligent Solutions Group.
Before joining Intel, Crair was vice president of DXi Engineering at Quantum Corporation. Earlier in her career, she held a variety of senior management and engineering positions at Burroughs (later, Unisys), Cadence Design Systems, Cisco Systems, Educomp and Sun Microsystems. Her tenure at Sun included being honored with the Sun Microsystems Leadership Award in 2005.
Crair holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of California, Santa Cruz; and an MBA degree from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University. She is a standing member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering and represents Intel in the Workforce Alliance with the National Center for Women and Information Technology.