Jim Miller

VP, Hardware Engineering at Groq

Jim Miller is the current Vice President of Hardware Engineering at Groq. Jim has also previously served as Director Compute Products at Amazon Web Services (AWS) from August 2019 to September 2021 and Vice President Engineering at Qualcomm from February 2017 to March 2019. In these positions, Jim has been responsible for all engineering activities related to developing ARM-based server SoCs, including CPU and SoC development, engineering and reference hardware platforms, software tools and optimization, and end customer support.

Jim Miller has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Jim started their career at Diablo Technologies where they served as Vice President of Engineering from December 2013 to January 2016. Prior to that, they were with Qualcomm for almost two years, serving first as Senior Director of Engineering and later as Vice President of Engineering. In these roles, Jim was responsible for leading the team through the definition, execution, and tape out of the world’s most complex and powerful server SoC (codename Firetail), comprised of 82 custom ARM cores, 120MB on board L3, and a host of memory and IO interfaces including including DDR4, DDR5, and PCIe Gen4. All of this was achieved at considerably lower TDP than our competitors – a natural legacy of a team founded originally to develop mobile products. Under Jim’s leadership, Qualcomm also completed the production steppings of their 48 custom ARM core Centriq 2400 (Amberwing), introduced November 2017.

Jim Miller has a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University and a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

They work with Edward Kmett - Groq Fellow & Head of Software Engineering, Dennis Abts - Chief Architect & Groq Fellow, and Adam Tachner - CLO & VP of Corporate Development. Jim Miller reports to Jonathan Ross, CEO, Founder.


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