Vice President Of Big Data, Intel
Ziya Ma is vice president in the Software and Services Group and director of Big Data Technologies at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for optimizing big data solutions on the Intel® architecture platform, leading open source efforts in the Apache community, and bringing about optimal big data analytics experiences for Intel customers. Her team works closely with internal product teams, the open source community, the industry and academia to further Intel’s efforts in the big data analytics field.
Prior to the current role, Ziya was the product development software director at Intel IT. Her team provided lifecycle management tools and infrastructure and analytics solutions to Intel software teams worldwide. Ziya spent the first 10 years of her Intel career in the Technology and Manufacturing Group, holding various management positions related to the development of embedded software for factory equipment, manufacturing execution systems, process-control systems, user interfaces and business intelligence solutions. She is also a co-founder of the Women in Big Data forum. Ziya has received her Ph.D. and M.S. in CSE from Arizona State.