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Xilinx CEO Victor Peng Named Innovator of the Year by ASPENCORE

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By Melissa Zhang, Xilinx Communications Manager

Earlier today at a ceremony in Shenzhen, China, Victor Peng was named Innovator of the Year by the ASPENCORE World Electronics Achievement Awards (WEAA). The WEAA program honors companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to innovations and development in the electronics industry worldwide.

Victor Peng Innovator of the Year award WEAA.jpgVictor receives award from Yorbe Zhang, Head of APAC & Head of Content, ASPENCORE

Since his appointment to CEO in January, Victor has guided Xilinx’s transformation by tapping into new markets with new technology to help enable the adaptable intelligent world. Under his leadership, we announced the industry’s first Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) and also unveiled Alveo, a new portfolio of powerful data center accelerator cards, among other milestones.

Adding to this excitement at the ceremony today, Xilinx’s Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC also won a WEAA award in the processor/DSP/FPGA category. The Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC family integrates key subsystems for multiband, multi-mode cellular radios and cable infrastructure into an SoC platform that contains a feature-rich 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 and dual-core ARM Cortex-R5 based processing system.

RFSoC Product of the Year award WEAA.JPGVictor accepts award for RFSoC from Richard Quinnell, ASPENCORE

Congratulations to Victor and the entire Xilinx team on making 2018 one for the record books.