Micron appoints Raj Narasimhan to head Compute and Networking Business

Micron Technology announced the appointment of Raj Narasimhan as senior vice president and general manager of its Compute and Networking Business Unit.
Raj Narasimhan, who will succeed Raj Hazra, will be responsible for leading Micron’s largest business, driving advances in memory products focused on high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, and cloud and client computing.

Raj Narasimhan will report to Sumit Sadana, Micron’s executive vice president and chief business officer.

Raj Narasimhan began his career at Micron in 1995 in R&D, before taking on a variety of operational roles, including as the site director of Micron’s Manassas, Virginia, fab. He also held global assignments in Singapore and Japan. Most recently, Raj Narasimhan was Micron’s corporate vice president of Global Quality.

Raj Narasimhan earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Utah and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the University of Madras in India.

Raj Hazra, who joined Micron in June 2020 as general manager of Micron’s Compute and Networking Business Unit, accelerated the company’s leadership in the cloud and data center space, and positioned Micron to lead the industry in DDR5 adoption.