Applications Engineering Manager
Sean Koontz joined Xilinx in 2000, and has been involved in product definition, documentation, and reference
design development for Virtex-II and Virtex-4 product families. Sean leads an applications engineering team focused on power and signal integrity, PCB development, device characterization, and high-speed parallel and serial I/O for Virtex FPGAs.
Director, Applications Engineering
Peter Alfke came to the US in 1966, with a German MSEE degree and nine years experience in digital systems and circuit design at LM Ericsson and Litton Industries in Sweden. He has been manager, later director of applications engineering for over 30 years, at Fairchild, Zilog, AMD, and, since 1988, at Xilinx. He holds thirteen patents, has written many Application Notes, presented at numerous design conferences, and has given many applications-oriented seminars in the US and in Europe. He is an active participant in the best newsgroup for FPGA users, comp.arch.fpga.