Experience at NVIDIA and Xilinx will help strengthen Flex Logix’s product roadmap and accelerate its next phase of growth
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California – June 28, 2022 – Flex Logix Technologies, Inc., provider of the fastest and most efficient AI edge inference accelerator and leading eFPGA IP vendor, today announced the appointment of Barrie Mullins as Vice President of Product Management, reporting to CEO Geoff Tate. Barrie brings a wealth of experience having held several leadership positions in highly successful companies such as NVIDIA and Xilinx.
“Barrie’s technical and marketing knowledge makes him ideal for defining our product strategies and coordinating marketing across our AI inference and eFPGA business units,” said Geoff Tate, CEO of Flex Logix. “Flex Logix is well positioned with differentiating technology in its two core business areas and we look forward to Barrie’s expertise to help us leverage this competitive advantage.”
“As the edge AI inference market is expected to grow from $1 billion today to over $10 billion in 2026, Flex Logix can become the leader in edge AI with its high-performance, low-power solutions,” said Barrie Mullins. “Performance-per-watt is essential for cutting-edge AI inference applications that require higher performance but cannot afford to consume more power. Flex Logix InferX products offer the best performance-to-watt ratio in the world. I look forward to being an integral part of the company’s next phase of growth and working with their talented management team.
About Barrie Mullins
Most recently, Barrie spent a year at Blaize as Senior Director of Marketing and Product Management, reporting to the CEO. From 2018 to 2021, he was director of product and technical marketing for NVIDIA’s Jetson product family; where he reported to the General Manager who reported to the CEO. Prior to that, he spent 17 years at Xilinx in progressive leadership positions in systems engineering, communications, embedded processors, and customer/field enablement. Barrie began his career in Ireland with Eurologic Ltd. and Raidtec Corp. working on RAID storage systems and managing teams of software developers. Barrie holds a BSc in Engineering, Electronics from Munster University of Technology, a MSc in Engineering, Management, Engineering/Industrial Management from the University of College Dublin and a Masters in Business Administration, Marketing and leadership from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.
Flex Logix is a reconfigurable computing company providing software-, systems- and silicon-based AI and eFPGA inference solutions. Its InferX X1 is the industry’s most efficient cutting-edge AI inference accelerator that will bring AI to the masses in high-volume applications by delivering much higher inference throughput per dollar and per watt. Flex Logix eFPGA allows volume FPGA users to integrate the FPGA into their companion SoC, resulting in a 5-10x reduction in FPGA cost and power and an increase in computational density, which is essential for communications, networking, data centers and more. Flex Logix is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in Austin, Texas and Vancouver, Canada. For more information, visit https://flex-logix.com.