I live with my family in San Jose, California and I am Senior Vice-President andCTO of Xilinx.
Xilinx is a fabless semiconductor company. Its main products are FPGA microchips (Field Programmable Gate Arrays). These semiconductor components form the heart of most electronics infrastructure, ranging from wireless basestations to Internet routers, as well as consumer electronics products such as flat panel displays and driver assistance systems in cars. Xilinx is the market and technology leader with 2.4 Billion $ revenue.
FPGA technology combines programmability and very high performance. As such these products fuel the next generation of the Internet by providing unprecedented flexibility and unmatched performance to communicate, process and interprete real time data.
I am holding a PhD from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.