Tom Hill has over 18 years' experience in the EDA industry. Hill oversees all products, strategic and corporate marketing activities related to Xilinx’s Target Design Platforms for DSP. Hill was most recently at AccelChip, Inc where he was technical marketing manager responsible for product direction and application of high-level design methodologies and tools to DSP applications. Prior to AccelChip Hill held positions as product manager, technical marketing manager, technical marketing engineer and field applications engineer for various FPGA and ASIC synthesis tools. Hill began his career as a hardware and ASIC design engineer at Allen-Bradley and Lockheed. Hill holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering degree from Cleveland State University.