Mentors

Brian Rashap

Corporate Site Manager, Intel
  • Science & biotech
  • Marketing/demo day
  • Business development

Dr. Rashap is retired from Intel Corporation where he was most recently the General Manager of Corporate Services for the Americas Region. In this role, he was responsible for Intel physical infrastructure and facilities in the United States and Canada, including three large manufacturing sites. His team managed facilities operations, building services, construction, environmental health and safety, and on-site employee conveniences. In addition, he had managed Intel’s aviation program and drove an internal drone operations program to improve safety, cost, and productive. Brian’s past roles include running the manufacturing operations for Intel’s highest volume wafer fabrication facility, as well as leading the engineering to ramp Intel’s High-K / Metal Gate technology into high volume manufacturing. Prior to Intel, Brian received his B.S.E., M.S.E. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He worked at the NASA Langley Research Center on control of large unmanned space structures, as well as autonomous space-based robotics. Brian’s expertise includes Structured Problem Solving, Lean Manufacturing, Organizational Development, Business Process Design, and creating Diverse and Inclusive work environments. He is a member of the Board of Directors of a technology start-up firm, Ring-IR, Inc., where he is focused on helping stand up their first manufacturing line. Finally, Brian is actively engaged in the local community. He is currently a Trustee and Treasurer of Bosque School, a member of advisory council for the Arrowhead Innovation Network at New Mexico State University.