Victor Peng is President and Chief Executive Officer of Xilinx, Inc., and serves on the Board of Directors. Peng has more than 30 years of experience defining and delivering leadership technologies across FPGAs, SoCs, GPUs, high-performance microprocessors and chip sets, and microprocessor IP products.
Since becoming CEO of Xilinx in February 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 and Vertical Marketing, Product Development, and Global Operations and Quality. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Products, where he 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 and was a 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 Corporation, a developer of industry-leading equipment and services for electronics industry. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree, also in electrical engineering, from Cornell University.
Xilinx develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies – from the endpoint to the edge to the cloud. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP, designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry and enable the adaptable, intelligent and connected world of the future. Xilinx reported revenues of $3.06 billion for its fiscal year ending April 2019.