DP Prakash, Director of Innovation | Global Foundries

Dr. DP Prakash is the Global Head of Innovation in the CIO office of Global Foundries with a focus on improving enterprise productivity through AI ML AR VR applications. His work includes industry leading innovations that speed up documentation of standard operating procedures by 10x, cut training time by half, reduce cognitive load in operations, deliver remote expert assistance, and redefine human machine interface for digital twins powered by AI engines. In 2018, DP Prakash and his Team, in collaboration with USC, demonstrated for the first time the VR capability to visualize walking inside chips made with nanotechnology.

As Chief of Staff in 2017 to the current CEO of GlobalFoundries, DP Prakash has experiences in all aspects of leading and managing an organization of thousands of technologists. Spanning Research, Development and Manufacturing leadership roles, DP Prakash has numerous product yield ramp experiences gained through 17 years at IBM and 5 years at Global Foundries.

Along with two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards at IBM, DP Prakash holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles, an MBA with honors from Jack Welch Management Institute, a certificate in Film Producing from UCLA School of Film & Television, a B.Tech in Electronics and Communication engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. In 2019, DP Prakash also completed a certificate program on leading Innovation from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.