Ajay V. Bhatt
Intel Fellow and Chief Client Architect
Mobile Platforms Group
Ajay Bhatt is an Intel Fellow and Chief Client Platform Architect in a Mobile Platforms Group. Bhatt leads definition and development of the next-generation Client Platform architecture. He is primarily focused on the novel advances in platform hardware and software by working with key internal and external technology partners to develop the future Client Platform Architectures and Technologies. As a lead Client Platform Architect, Ajay also works with key business and planning groups to be at the forefront of the future Client Platform innovation areas by setting Intel-wide and industry-impacting strategies.
In addition, Bhatt continues to hold a position of Intel's Chief I/O architect. In his role as a Chief I/O architect, he is responsible for the platform and I/O interconnects directions for Intel; leading the definition of next-generation platform architectures and I/O technologies across the market segments internally and within the industry.
Bhatt is an industry-recognized expert in the area of I/O technologies. At Intel, Bhatt has been instrumental in driving definition and development of broadly adopted technologies such as USB, Accelerated Graphics Port, PCI Express, Platform Power management architecture and various chipset enhancements. Bhatt joined Intel in 1990 as a senior staff architect on the chipset architecture team in Folsom.
Bhatt received his master's degree from The City University of New York. He holds nine U.S. patents with several in various stages of filing. In 1998, 2003 and 2004 Bhatt was nominated to take part in a Distinguished Lecture Series at leading universities in the United States and Asia. He received an Achievement in Excellence Award for his contribution in PCI Express specification development in 2002.