Ajit Gokhale

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Electronics, Electrical Machinery, Energy, Academic, and Life Sciences Business

As a senior vice president and general manager, Ajit Gokhale is responsible for driving growth across the consumer electronics, electrical machinery, energy, academic and life sciences industries, in addition to other industries in which NI has significant business opportunity. This includes setting the strategic direction of new products, solutions, and services to meet the unique needs of customers across each of these markets.


Since joining NI in 1990, Gokhale has spent a significant amount of his career overseas in Europe and Asia. He has held leadership roles such as senior vice president of global marketing, vice president of sales and marketing of Asia-Pacific, and managing director of the United Kingdom, France, and China.


Gokhale holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.