Xilinx Names Hasmukh Ranjan Chief Information Officer

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Xilinx has announced that Hasmukh Ranjan has joined the company as chief information officer. As CIO, Hasmukh will lead Xilinx’s information technology group and drive internal IT strategy, systems and processes in support of Xilinx’s mission to “build the adaptable, intelligent world.”

Hasmukh Ranjan

Hasmukh joins Xilinx from Synopsys, where he served as the company’s CIO and corporate vice president of IT. During his 20+ year tenure at Synposys, Hasmukh received a “Top 500” supercomputing rank, implemented private cloud computing for engineering, embraced multi-core technology, and implemented a distributed processing library. He also led several corporate initiatives for new license and revenue models, managed system integration for mergers and acquisitions, as well as process transformations, and was the driver for the company’s machine learning and cloud initiatives.

While holding various senior leadership positions, Hasmukh became a member of the Synopsys Foundation Board and spearheaded several worldwide philanthropic initiatives.

“We are excited to welcome Hasmukh to Xilinx,” the company said in its announcement. “With his global experience and perspective, he’ll further our corporate-wide growth in information technology, infrastructure solutions, information security, data and analytics, and workforce productivity.”

Hasmukh will be located at Xilinx headquarters in San Jose.

Source: Xilinx