Dell’s Executive Director and GM for Dell Precision Workstations Rahul Tikoo and AMD’s Corporate VP of Alliances, Content & VR Roy Taylor join Steve Waskul during this Waskul.TV interview from SIGGRAPH 2016. The conversation discusses the impact on workflows of Dell Precision Workstations featuring AMD GPUs, Virtual Reality production and consumption and a range of related topics.
About Rahul Tikoo
Rahul Tikoo currently leads the Precision Workstation Business Unit at Dell. As a part of this role, Rahul is responsible for Product Planning, Business Strategy and Leadership of workstation products at Dell. He was hired, as the engineering leader for Precision products, from AMD in January, 2013. At AMD, Rahul held several diverse leadership roles including the head of Server Engineering, Global Customer Support and Corporate Quality. He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering. Rahul is a product geek at heart and enjoys bringing innovative technology solutions to market.
About Roy Taylor
Roy is responsible for a global team managing all aspects of the AMD ecosystem and external relations. In his current role, Mr. Taylor manages AMD relations with Microsoft, Google, major games publishers and developers as well as with companies like HP. In VR he heads up partnerships with film, broadcast, gaming, academia, industry as well with Oculus, HTC/Valve and others.
Taylor joined AMD in 2013. A 25-year veteran, Taylor has had a multi-faceted career as a technology evangelist, content strategist and entrepreneur in both start-ups and established companies. Taylor was also the founder of NVIDIA in Europe.