TOP 100 GLOBAL SALES LEADERS 2021
Senior Vice President, Core Markets Group at Xilinx
Wadlington said he finds his work at Xilinx exciting because it gives him the opportunity to “glimpse into the future,” meaning that the technologies he sells to clients today will be used in the creation of innovations tomorrow, from autonomous cars to satellites. Known for this authentic leadership style and ability to motivate his teams, Wadlington is well respected in his field. Organizations around the world seek out his team for strategic advice and planning. And his reputation doesn’t stop there. During his tenure at Xilinx, the brand has repeatedly met or exceeded sales goals, and they’ve also given back to their community — and beyond — during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the start of the coronavirus, Xilinx has donated a combined $1.1 million towards relief efforts both globally and in Silicon Valley.