President and Chief Executive Officer
Victor Peng is President and Chief Executive Officer of Xilinx. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Xilinx. Peng has over 30 years of experience defining and bringing to market leadership FPGAs, SoCs, GPUs, high-performance microprocessors and chip sets, and microprocessor IP products.
Since becoming CEO of Xilinx in January of 2018, Peng has rolled out plans for a transformation to address new markets with new technology, underpinned by the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP). In his previous role as Chief Operating Officer, Peng managed Global Sales, Product & Vertical Marketing, Product Development, and Global Operations & Quality. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President & General Manager of Products at Xilinx, and led the definition, development, and product marketing of the company’s portfolio of products and differentiated technologies – resulting in three consecutive generations of core product leadership and significant industry breakouts in integration and programming.
Peng previously served as Corporate Vice President of the graphics products group (GPG) silicon engineering with AMD, where he also served as a key leader for AMD's central silicon engineering team supporting graphics, console game products, CPU chipset and consumer business units. Prior to that, Peng held executive and engineering leadership roles at TZero Technologies, MIPS Technologies, SGI and Digital Equipment Corp.
Peng holds four U.S. patents and serves on the Board of Directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association and KLA, a developer of industry-leading equipment and services for electronics industry. He earned a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.