Technology >> CEO Interviews >> November 13, 2000

William Aylesworth – Texas Instruments Inc (txn)

William 'Bill' A. Aylesworth was elected Senior Vice President of Texas Instruments Incorporated, one of the world's leading electronics companies, in January 1988. He joined TI as a member of the Control Management Program in Dallas, 1967, the same year he earned a Master's degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He held numerous assignments in control, manufacturing, and marketing in the Materials & Controls Group before joining Texas Instruments treasury services in 1972. In 1980, Mr. Aylesworth was elected Assistant Treasurer and in 1982 he became Vice President and Treasurer. That was followed by his selection as Principal Financial Officer in 1984 and Chief Financial Officer a year later. In addition to his TI duties, Mr. Aylesworth serves on numerous business, professional, and civic boards. These include board memberships for the Factory Mutual Insurance Company, MEMC Southwest Inc., Health Services of Texas, Children'sMedical Center Foundation, and Heska Corporation. He is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Treasurers, the Financial Executives Institute, The Conference Board's Council of Financial Executives, and Carnegie Mellon University's Graduate School of Industrial Administration's on Finance. In addition to his Master's degree, Mr. Aylesworth earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Profile
TWST: Would you mind providing our readers with a brief overview of

Texas Instruments?

Mr. Aylesworth: Texas Instruments (TI) has changed dramatically during

the last few years. We are now