Victor Peng is president, Adaptive and Embedded Computing group responsible for managing all aspects of strategy, business management, engineering and sales for AMD FPGAs, Adaptive SoCs and embedded processors. Peng rejoined AMD in 2022 after 14 years at Xilinx, most recently serving as president, CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Peng has close to 40 years of experience defining and delivering leadership technologies across FPGAs, SoCs, GPUs and high-performance CPUs.
During his tenure as CEO of Xilinx, Peng solidified Xilinx’s leadership as the number 1 provider of FPGAs and Adaptive SoCs and led the development of Xilinx’s strategic growth strategy. Peng oversaw Xilinx’s transformation from a silicon to platform solutions provider, including the introduction of the industry’s first Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platforms with the launch of the Versal ACAP family, a new line of Alveo data center accelerator cards, and a unified software suite that simplifies the development of software and accelerated applications on Xilinx products. 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, leading the definition, development, and marketing for the company’s portfolio of products and differentiated technologies.
Prior to joining Xilinx, Peng worked at AMD as corporate vice president of silicon engineering for the graphics products group (GPG) and led the central silicon engineering team supporting graphics, game console products, and CPU chipsets. 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 KLA Corporation. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds a Master’s degree also in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
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