Schedule Call
You have old flash player version.
Please, update:
You don't have flash player installed.
Please install:

Get Adobe Flash player
Hemant Dhulla
Vice President, Data Center and Communications Infrastructure Business
United States, San Jose

Why you should speak with me:

Hemant has 3 years of experience in the Semiconductors industry. Hemant is currently a Vice President, Data Center and Wired Communications at Xilinx.
Industry Focus:


Aggressive and passionate leader with an outstanding track record of Growing and Establishing multiple multi-hundred million $ businesses.

Unique combination of Solutions, Software, Systems and Semiconductors expertise for Cloud, Compute Acceleration, Storage, Networking, HPC and Semiconductor industry.

20 years of diverse General Management (P & L), Strategy planning (5 year plans), Product Management, Marketing (Product/Technical), Business Development (Collaboration, M & A) , Customer Management (Executive level relationships) and Engineering experience.

Specialties: Skills: Strategy, Product Management, Marketing, Business Development, M&A, Business and P & L management.

Deep knowledge of Cloud Solutions (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS; Public and Private clouds); Semiconductors (CPU, Chipsets, SoCs, Memory, Networking, Storage, NVM, Graphics, FPGAs); Systems (Servers, Storage (SSD/Arrays) and Workstations) and Key market trends (NFV, SDN, SDDC, SDS, Heterogeneous compute, Workload acceleration).

Key Skills:

Career History

Vice President, Data Center and Wired Communications 
Responsible for overall P&L, Business Strategy and Development, Product Roadmap, Design win strategy, Customer engagement, Outbound Marketing, VC investments and M&A. Key segments of focus: Data Center - Compute, Storage, Network; Wired Communications – Access, Cable, OTN, Switching and Routing. Customers include worldwide Hyperscale Data Centers, Server/Telco OEMs, ODMs, Board vendors.

- Initiated Xilinx’s first ever Data Center strategy and business plan.
-- Acceleration: Aggressively drove FPGA based workload acceleration with Hyperscale customers resulting in production deployments at multiple customers. Key workloads include Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Video, Image and HPC.
-- Storage: Strategic focus on Scalable Storage (NVMe over Fabric), Storage Class Memory (memory hierarchy: NVDIMM, DRAM+NVM etc.), All Flash Array and SSD controllers.
-- Networking: Strategic focus on Smart NICs (value added security, compression, other services; 10/25/40/50/100/400GE), NFV solutions, DCI (Data Center Interconnect) systems.
- Defined a long term Wired Comms and Data Center business plan driving substantial revenue growth for Xilinx. Focus is to expand business to new adjacent segments: DCI, “Remote” Cable architecture, Circuit Emulation Services, Security, Algorithmic search and CPRIm over OTN.
- Defined and Launched first ever Xilinx Data Center Ecosystem Investment Fund to fuel industry innovation using FPGAs. Drove multiple investments to bolster Xilinx’s solution focus.
- Negotiated Multi-year strategic collaboration agreements with multiple Tier 1 Telco/Server OEMs and Hyperscale DC customers.
Jan 2013 – Present

Education & Qualifications


No feedback given yet

Other Qualifications & Awards


No research insights posted yet

Languages Spoken