René Torres is currently the VP / General Manager of IOT Sales and Marketing Group at Intel Corporation. René has been with Intel for 20+ years having started in 1997. René has worked in multiple management roles including sales, marketing, product management, and platform application engineering for Intel Architecture and software solutions with a special focus on markets such as wireless communications infrastructure, networking and mobile client computing. Prior to his current role, René was the Director of Marketing & Platform Enabling for Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization in the Data Center Group (DCG). René was also the chief of staff and technical assistant to Doug Davis, SVP and GM of the Internet of Things Group (IOTG). He has worked abroad under three expat assignments in Brazil, China and Germany. René has a BS in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and MBA in Global Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.