Shaun Purvis is a Processor Specialist Field Application Engineer (FAE) covering Eastern Canada. He works across a variety of industries, including Wired/Wireless Communications, Audio/Video Broadcast, and Industrial Vision, supporting embedded applications as well as artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Prior to Xilinx Shaun worked at a consulting company as an ARM processor and Xilinx SoC specialist where he did a lot of globetrotting and training as the embedded industry embraced these technologies. Shaun grew up on the West Coast of BC, graduated from McGill University, and started his professional career in California. He now lives with his family in Montreal where he enjoys scaling up mountains in summer and sliding down them in winter.