Technology >> CEO Interviews >> August 24, 2009

Silicon Laboratories, Inc. – Necip Sayiner (slab)

NECIP SAYINER joined Silicon Laboratories as President and CEO in September 2005. Prior to joining Silicon Laboratories, Dr. Sayiner was Vice President and General Manager of the enterprise and networking division at Agere Systems. He also served as the Vice President and General Manager of the networking IC division and held several senior design management roles in the storage division. Dr. Sayiner holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and physics from Bosphorus University in Turkey. He holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He has received multiple patents related to data detection schemes. Profile
TWST: Would you give us a brief history of your company?

Mr. Sayiner: We have been around since 1996. We are headquartered in Austin. We

have little over 700 employees at the moment with