Kirk Skaugen
Executive Vice President, Lenovo
President, Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group

Kirk Skaugen is the executive VP of Lenovo and president of the Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) since November 2016. He is a member of the Lenovo Executive Committee. In this capacity, Mr. Skaugen leads the end-to-end data center, edge and smarter infrastructure businesses including Hyperscale & Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing, Software Defined Infrastructure, Edge Computing/IOT, Telecommunications, Enterprise, Government and Small/Medium Business segments.

His product responsibility includes Lenovo’s server, storage, software and related services. Mr. Skaugen is responsible for the P&L, strategic planning, architecture, hardware and software engineering, supply chain and procurement, quality, customer service, sales and marketing across Lenovo ISG’s five geographies with business in 180 markets.

Under Mr. Skaugen’s leadership, Lenovo ranks #1 in performance, quality and reliability for x86 servers. Since 2018, Lenovo has become the #1 provider of global Top500 supercomputers and is ranked #1 on the Green500 list of most power-efficient supercomputers in the world since 2022.

Prior to joining Lenovo, Mr. Skaugen worked at Intel for 24 years, where in his most recent positions he led the data center group and client computing group as senior VP. As head of client computing, Mr. Skaugen was responsible for Intel’s largest revenue and profit contributor including Intel’s PC, tablet and phone businesses. As leader of the data center group, he grew the business from $6 billion to over $10 billion in three years while expanding Intel from a server-only focus to an end-to-end data center provider. Mr. Skaugen holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and was recognized as “Electrical Engineer Alumnus of the Year” in 2014. He also serves as a member of the Purdue Daniels School of Business - Dean’s Advisory Council.

Kirk Skaugen