As Senior Cloud Software Engineering Manager at Intel Corporation, Mrinal leads engineering for Intel Developer Cloud for the Edge, which provides instant remote access to deploy AI applications on the latest Intel hardware and software platforms. The Edge AI and Vision Alliance named the DevCloud a 2020 Vision Product of the Year. She manages an engineering organization to drive telemetry, AI solutions, security, and infrastructure functions. She has managed teams that developed innovative solutions in AI and led the development of the world’s first presence-aware PC experience with Intel Context Sensing Technology which won an innovation award at CES 2019. As an Ethical AI Champion, she provides leadership and clarity on responsible AI practices and champions the cause through talks, panel discussions, and mentorship at forums such as IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Embedded Vision Summit, Silicon Valley Women in Engineering, and more. She is an IEEE Senior Member and serves as the Vice Chair for the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Women in Engineering chapter to build a strong community of technical women. She volunteers as an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)Program Evaluator for Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Data Science programs to improve the quality of education.
She often serves on judging panels and reviews content for AI Conferences. She volunteers as a mentor with the Society of Women Engineers and as a reviewer for the NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology) Computing Awards. She has led Intel Software Professionals Conference (Oregon Chapter) featuring technical tracks in Software Engineering, AI, and Open Source to accelerate shared learnings and industry best practices at Intel’s largest site.