Corporate Vice President, Global Accounting and Financial Planning, and Chief Accounting Officer
Sumeet Gagneja joined Xilinx in March 2019, bringing with him more than 15 years’ expertise in Finance and Accounting in the tech sector. Gagneja is leading Xilinx’s global Finance, Accounting and Procurement functions. He has assumed leadership for a wide range of financial activities, including long- and short-range planning, business modeling, and profit improvement opportunities, financial reporting as well as control, and compliance.
Before joining Xilinx, Gagneja served as Chief Accounting Officer at Maxim. That position was the culmination of a notable career progression that included roles such as Corporate Controller, Chief Audit Executive, and Managing Director of FP&A. Prior to Maxim, Gagneja held senior leadership positions at Avago/Broadcom and Intel. Early in his career, Gagneja was an Engineer in the automotive industry.
Gagneja earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College in India, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.