Vice President Hardware Engineering Jim  Miller at Groq  Portrait

Jim Miller

Vice President Hardware Engineering

Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce the placement of Jim Miller as Vice President Hardware Engineering at Groq Inc., a global market leader technology company with innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and high performance computing (HPC). The search was led by Kirsten Settle and Mark Lonergan.

About Jim

Jim has spent his career delivering some of the most complex and impactful semiconductors and software platforms. His experience includes leading organizations ranging from small startup teams to large global organizations at public companies, high value vendor management and negotiations, and significant budget authority. Most recently, he was at Amazon responsible for the hardware development, delivery, and support for AWS’ compute platforms. Previously, he led engineering for Qualcomm’s ARM-based server SoCs, CPUs, platforms, and related software. He also led engineering for CPU and SoC development, hardware platform, software, and customer support for Broadcom. Earlier, as Corporate VP of Engineering at AMD, he was responsible for converging the company’s many design flows and tools, managing EDA vendors as well as leading the design methodology to improve productivity. Prior, Jim led a global organization of over 2400 software developers at Cadence Design Systems to develop all of the company’s EDA software and hardware products including digital and custom implementation tools, verification capabilities, as well as DFT and packaging tools. Previously, he served as VP of Engineering at VOIP pioneer, Silicon Spice, where he led the engineering team that developed the company’s flagship product, a novel +100 Million transistor DSP targeted at very low power VOIP applications. He began his career at Intel with early engineering and management roles on the i486 and Pentium and led all of the Pentium II engineering.

Jim graduated from Stanford University with both a BSEE and MSEE, and Santa Clara University with an MBA.

About Groq

Groq Inc. is a leading innovator in compute accelerators for artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and high performance computing (HPC).

Jim Miller Portrait

In joining Groq as the VP of Hardware Engineering, I believe we will enable a virtuous cycle – that same accelerant that fueled innovation before – for machine learning (ML).

Jim Miller, Vice President Hardware Engineering, Groq
Kirsten Settle Portrait

Jim Miller is one the most statured engineering leaders in the global microprocessor market. He is both a technological visionary and a great team leader. Groq has a perfect match as their new VP Hardware Engineering.

Kirsten Settle, Consultant, Lonergan Partners