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Chip Shot: Intel’s Eric Kim moving to Khosla Ventures Start-Up Soraa

Intel announced today that Eric Kim is leaving Intel to pursue a new opportunity as president and CEO of Soraa, a Khosla Ventures clean-tech company specializing in disruptive energy saving solutions. Kim joined Intel in 2004, serving as Chief Marketing Officer and head of Intel’s Sales and Marketing group and later, as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s Digital Home Group. He was instrumental in delivering the platforms behind Intel’s entry into consumer electronics, IPTV, and cable TV market segments and securing deals that led to the recent Smart TV announcement with Sony, Google, Logitech and Best Buy. Prior to Intel, Kim was executive vice president and CMO of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Bradley Daniels, currently vice president of the Digital Home Group and director of System-On-Chip engineering for Intel, will serve as interim head of the Digital Home Group until a permanent replacement is named.