Rani is a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft. Previously, she was a Corporate Vice President and general manager of the Intel Architecture Development Group. Rani led the development and delivery of multiple generations of the Intel® Pentium® 4 processors and the first generation of Intel® Core® processors and their proliferations. She received the Intel Achievement Award for the execution of the Intel Pentium 4 processor roadmap and delivering 3 GHz in 2002. She received the Corporate Fellow Award in 2004 at the Linkage Women in Leadership Conference. Rani received her master’s degree in physics from the University of Mumbai, India in 1982. She earned her master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute in 1989.