John Latimer is currently Senior Director, Worldwide Customer Quality Engineering with Xilinx Corporation. John’s current responsibilities cover all aspects of customer quality from development, production, to end of life. Over the last 25 years, John has held a number of senior management & quality roles in manufacturing, process improvement, quality management, and customer engineering at organizations including Xilinx, FormFactor, Altera, Analog Devices, & Precision Monolithics. Additionally, John is a senior member in ASQ, Chair of ASQ Silicon Valley, Advisor for UCSC students, a BSA scout leader, and an SAE Bunting Society member.