Intel’s veteran Sandra Rivera joins Equinix Board of Directors

Maria Nikolova

Sandra Rivera is a 19-year veteran of Intel Corporation, where she has served in multiple senior positions, including roles within the Intel Network Platforms Group.

Global interconnection and data center company Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) is boosting its Board of Directors via the appointment of Sandra Rivera. Her appointment brings the number of directors on the Equinix Board of Directors to 10. Sandra Rivera will also serve as a member of the Board’s Compensation Committee.

Sandra Rivera

Ms Rivera is a 19-year veteran of Intel Corporation, where she has served in multiple senior leadership positions, including roles within the Intel Network Platforms Group, the Communications and Storage Infrastructure Group, and the Modular Communications Products division. At present, she is Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer.

Sandra Rivera also has profound experience in global sales, product marketing, segment marketing and ecosystem strategy. She has served in a leadership capacity at Intel on key topics, including 5G, network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN).

In her current role as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, she leads Intel’s Human Resources organization and is responsible for driving greater business results through a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion globally.

Prior to Intel, Ms Rivera co-founded and served as president of The CTI Authority, a distributor of computer telephony integration (CTI) products, which was acquired by Catalyst Telecom. After the acquisition, she served as General Manager of the Computer Telephony Division at Catalyst Telecom.

Sandra Rivera has Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

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