Aziz Safa is Vice President and General Manager of Intel IT’s Enterprise Applications and Application Strategy segment. He is responsible for Finance and Human Resources Business Systems and leads the IT Cross-Enterprise functions for Application Architecture, SAP Engineering, Big Data platforms, Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics.

Previously Aziz was a development Director for Factory Automation systems, responsible for information systems and services supporting Intel’s technology development and high volume manufacturing. Based in Arizona, Aziz is an Intel veteran of 20 years and has served in numerous Automation and IT management roles across the company.

Specialties: Factory Automation: FAB, Substrate, Assembly, Test, Warehouse Operations, Manufacturing execution systems (MES), Material Handling, Equipment Control Systems, Yield Analysis, Factory planning/scheduling and Supply Chain Management.