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Co-Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer at Tilera
Santa Clara University

Person Details


Mr. Garg has over 24 years of experience in leading executive teams and managing companies across all stages of development and geographies. Mr. Garg incubated Tilera at Bessemer Venture Partners before founding the company in 2004. He served 4 years as the president and CEO and returned to Tilera in 2011. Under Mr. Garg’s leadership, Tilera released the industry leading TILE-Gx family of processors, including the 64bit TILE-Gx72 - the world’s highest performance, highest efficiency embedded processor. Since his return, Mr Garg has led the team in delivering global success through a well-defined strategy resulting in customer design wins (>100), revenue growth (>3x), and crisp companywide execution.

Tilera received the prestigious Start-Up of the Year award from the Global Semiconductor Association (GSA) in 2008 and also has been recognized as one of the Top 50 most innovative companies in the world. Furthermore, Tilera received the ACE Award for the Best Design Team in 2012 from EE Times.

Prior to returning to Tilera, Mr. Garg served as a Managing Director of Bessemer Venture Partners where he actively managed and advised investments in PA Semi (acquired by Apple Computer), Azanda (acquired by Cortina), K2 Optronics (acquired by Emcore), Berkeley Design Systems and Avnera. Mr. Garg has Asian international experience having lived in Mumbai, India for 3+years investing and managing a wide range of companies prior to returning to the United States.

Before joining Tilera, Mr. Garg was General Manager of the Security Business Unit at Broadcom (Nasdaq: BRCM), where he was part of the pre-IPO team, establishing Broadcom’s first offices in Northern California. With executive management responsibilities for technical sales and field application engineering, he led his division from its inception to ~$500 million in annual revenues as Broadcom grew from a start-up to its peak market capitalization of approximately $72 billion while acquiring 22 companies during that time. Previously, Mr. Garg led the sales team at Synopsys, and served in engineering and managerial positions at LSI Logic, National Semiconductor, Bechtel, and Raychem. Mr. Garg holds a B.S.E.E. from San Jose State University and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

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