Gordon Brebner, Xilinx
Dr. Gordon Brebner is a Distinguished Engineer at Xilinx, Inc., the worldwide leader in all-programmable technologies. He works in Xilinx Labs, leading an international group researching issues surrounding networked processing systems of the future. His main personal research interests concern dynamically reconfigurable architectures, domain-specific languages with highly concurrent implementations, and high performance networking and telecommunications. Most recently, his research has led to the Xilinx SDNet product for “softly defined” networking at 100G+ rates. He holds around 40 patents and has published around 60 papers in the general area of networking with FPGAs. Prior to joining Xilinx in 2002, he was the Professor of Computer Systems and Head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently co-chair of the P4 Language Design working group in P4.org.