Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Ron Jankov has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for Xilinx. The board search process was led by Dotty Schaffer.
Ron Jankov is Chief Executive Officer of GlobalLink1 Capital, an investment firm he founded in 2014. Prior to this role, Ron served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Processors and Wireless Infrastructure for Broadcom Corporation. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer and served as a Director on the Board of NetLogic Microsystems, a fabless provider of semiconductors for networking applications. Under Ron’s leadership, NetLogic grew from a start-up, through an IPO to market leadership in network processing devices, culminating in the company’s acquisition by Broadcom for $3.7 billion. He has also held executive management positions with NeoMagic Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company, Cyrix Corporation, a developer of microprocessors, and Accell Technology, a semiconductor company he founded that was later acquired by Cyrix. Ron also served in senior management at LSI Logic, and began his career at Texas Instruments. He serves on the board of directors for Knowles Corporation as well as several private companies.
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, and 3D ICs. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software defined and hardware optimized – powering industry advancements in Cloud Computing, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT, and 5G Wireless.
We are pleased to appoint Ron Jankov to the Xilinx board of directors. His leadership and breadth of business acumen will provide ongoing benefits to the company at a time when the semiconductor industry is changing rapidly.Dennis Sergers, Chairman of the Board, Xilinx
I am very excited to join the board of Xilinx Corporation. As the leader in advanced programmable solutions for the Data Center, Communications, IOT and myriads of other end markets, Xilinx has the opportunity to have a great impact on these evolving markets and to profit from their innovation and leadership. This coupled with a very strong and experienced management team provides all of the ingredients for an increasingly successful company.Ron Jankov, Director, Xilinx
I greatly admire the Xilinx board for taking this opportunity to transform their membership by adding exceptionally qualified new members. Ron will bring fresh perspectives and new energy to the board and I am confident they can successfully serve the needs of the company and its shareholders.Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners