MIPS taps reconfigurable expert for CEO
Sandeep Vij Appointed CEO of MIPS Technologies
MIPS Technologies has appointed Sandeep Vij as president, chief executive officer and director. Lately general manager of the Broadband and Consumer Division of network processor company and MIPS licensee Cavium Networks, Vij is a seasoned FPGA executive having worked for both Xilinx and Altera. He succeeds Interim CEO Anthony B. Holbrook, who will continue to serve as chairman of the Board of Directors.
According to Holbrook, “The MIPS Technologies Board of Directors is delighted with the appointment of Sandeep Vij as CEO. We anticipate a seamless transition as Sandeep leverages his wealth of experience to not only carry on MIPS’ tradition of providing the number one processor architecture for the digital home, but also drive the company in new directions. Sandeep’s success in helping to grow major public semiconductor companies will be invaluable as MIPS Technologies focuses on growth and expansion.” “Coming from a successful MIPS Technologies customer, I know that MIPS provides outstanding technology, the right ecosystem for its target markets and great customer support. Furthermore, MIPS Technologies’ leadership position in the digital home offers a solid platform on which to build its global brand. I am excited to have the opportunity to take MIPS Technologies to the next level of success,” said Vij.