Board of Directors

Nav Sooch

Mr. Sooch co-founded Silicon Labs in August 1996 and has served as Chairman of the Board since the company's inception. Mr. Sooch served as Chief Executive Officer from the company's inception through the end of fiscal 2003 and served as interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2005 to September 2005. From March 1985 until founding Silicon Labs, Mr. Sooch held various positions at Crystal Semiconductor/Cirrus Logic, a designer and manufacturer of integrated circuits, including Vice President of Engineering, as well as Product Planning Manager of Strategic Marketing and Design Engineer. From May 1982 to March 1985, Mr. Sooch was a Design Engineer with AT&T Bell Labs. Since October 2011, Mr. Sooch has served as the CEO of Ketra, Inc., a private company in the field of solid state lighting. Mr. Sooch holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Dearborn and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

 

 

Recent Stock Transactions by Nav Sooch
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 21, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,007 n/a
May 27, 2015 Automatic Sell 30,000 54.37
Apr 24, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,422 n/a
Feb 17, 2015 Automatic Sell 35,000 49.01
Feb 17, 2015 Option Execute 35,000 27.33
Feb 13, 2015 Automatic Sell 45,000 49.29
Feb 13, 2015 Option Execute 45,000 27.33
Feb 12, 2015 Automatic Sell 100,000 49.37
Feb 12, 2015 Option Execute 100,000 27.33
Feb 11, 2015 Automatic Sell 45,000 49.14 - 49.20
Feb 11, 2015 Option Execute 20,000 27.33
Oct 28, 2014 Automatic Sell 15,300 45.21
Oct 23, 2014 Automatic Sell 1,484 45.00
Sep 2, 2014 Automatic Sell 8,216 45.13
Apr 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,487 50.14
Feb 21, 2014 Automatic Sell 30,000 50.09
Feb 20, 2014 Automatic Sell 21,667 49.00 - 49.32
Feb 20, 2014 Option Execute 21,667 33.17
Jan 15, 2014 Automatic Sell 18,041 45.01
Oct 21, 2013 Automatic Sell 11,959 44.03
Sep 9, 2013 Automatic Sell 35,000 40.33
Sep 6, 2013 Automatic Sell 15,000 40.16
Aug 15, 2013 Automatic Sell 15,500 39.39
Aug 15, 2013 Option Execute 15,500 38.50
Apr 16, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,319 42.30
Apr 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,396 0.00
Mar 21, 2012 Option Execute 58,334 24.30
Mar 13, 2012 Option Execute 50,000 24.30
May 26, 2011 Option Execute 30,000 24.30
May 25, 2011 Option Execute 20,000 24.30
May 17, 2011 Option Execute 62,334 15.10
Apr 21, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,303 0.00
Apr 22, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,383 0.00
Apr 5, 2010 Automatic Sell 62,589 49.10 - 49.69
Apr 5, 2010 Option Execute 12,589 15.10
Mar 25, 2010 Automatic Sell 2,824 49.03
Mar 25, 2010 Option Execute 2,824 15.10
Mar 23, 2010 Automatic Sell 34,587 49.02
Mar 23, 2010 Option Execute 34,587 15.10
Aug 28, 2009 Automatic Sell 100,000 44.57 - 44.80
Aug 28, 2009 Option Execute 50,000 15.10
Jun 26, 2009 Automatic Sell 2,800 39.08
Jun 10, 2009 Automatic Sell 2,200 39.05
Jun 1, 2009 Automatic Sell 5,000 34.48
Apr 23, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,082 0.00
Feb 9, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,571 n/a
Nov 3, 2008 Disposition (Non Open Market) 19,250 n/a
Oct 25, 2007 Automatic Sell 36,035 45.06
Sep 14, 2007 Automatic Sell 50,000 40.09 - 40.10
Tyson Tuttle

Mr. Tuttle joined Silicon Labs in 1997 and helped design the company's first product, a silicon DAA, that subsequently achieved market share leadership in PC modems and allowed the company to go public in 2000. Mr. Tuttle led the marketing effort behind the company's first RF transceiver products for mobile handsets. He also spearheaded the development and market penetration strategy of the company's successful radio and TV tuner ICs, creating the Broadcast business. Mr. Tuttle led the company's Broadcast product lines until 2010 when the R&D team was consolidated under his leadership as Chief Technology Officer. He then took over as Chief Operating Officer in 2011 and was responsible for managing all of the company's business units and R&D. He became the President and CEO in 2012. Prior to joining Silicon Labs, Mr. Tuttle held senior design engineering positions at Crystal Semiconductor/Cirrus Logic and Broadcom Corporation. Mr. Tuttle holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from UCLA and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He has 70 patents issued or pending in the areas of RF and mixed-signal IC design.

Recent Stock Transactions by Tyson Tuttle
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Feb 15, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 47,519 n/a
Feb 12, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 21,301 37.88
May 28, 2015 Automatic Sell 5,750 54.97
May 28, 2015 Option Execute 5,750 31.96
Feb 24, 2015 Automatic Sell 8,700 50.57
Feb 24, 2015 Option Execute 8,700 32.11
Feb 20, 2015 Automatic Sell 1,300 49.91
Feb 20, 2015 Option Execute 1,300 32.11
Feb 15, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 36,034 n/a
Feb 13, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,814 49.26
May 15, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,733 43.54
Feb 21, 2014 Automatic Sell 3,000 49.95
Feb 21, 2014 Option Execute 3,000 32.11
Feb 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 39,942 48.17
Feb 14, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,347 48.17
May 15, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 13,602 41.36
Mar 15, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 34,433 n/a
Feb 15, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,921 43.40
May 15, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,149 34.03
Feb 29, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,958 0.00
Feb 15, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,641 45.05
May 12, 2011 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
May 12, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 100,000 0.00
Bill Bock

Mr. Bock initially joined Silicon Labs' board of directors in 2000 and served as Chairman of the Audit Committee until he joined the management team and was appointed CFO in 2006. He was re-appointed to the board of directors in mid-2011. Mr. Bock stepped down from Silicon Labs employment at the end of 2011, returning as interim CFO in early 2013 and was then appointed President in mid-2013. Mr. Bock subsequently retired from the management team again in early 2016. Mr. Bock brings more than 40 years of experience spanning finance, operations and sales. From 2001 to 2006, he participated in the venture capital industry, principally as a partner with CenterPoint Ventures. Prior to his venture career, Mr. Bock held senior executive positions with three venture-backed companies, Dazel Corporation, Tivoli Systems and Convex Computer Corporation. He began his career with Texas Instruments. Mr. Bock holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University and a M.S. degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Recent Stock Transactions by Bill Bock
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jun 6, 2016 Automatic Sell 3,000 49.78
Feb 24, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,851 n/a
Feb 24, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 14,451 0.00 - 40.42
Feb 12, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,046 37.88
Jun 30, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 7,160 54.01
May 27, 2015 Automatic Sell 11,250 54.50
May 27, 2015 Option Execute 11,250 31.96
May 15, 2015 Automatic Sell 3,000 51.72
Mar 20, 2015 Automatic Sell 10,000 52.50
Mar 20, 2015 Option Execute 10,000 31.96
Feb 24, 2015 Automatic Sell 5,000 50.50
Feb 24, 2015 Option Execute 5,000 32.11
Feb 17, 2015 Automatic Sell 3,000 48.15
Feb 15, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,151 n/a
Feb 13, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,056 49.26
Feb 5, 2015 Automatic Sell 1,296 47.90
Feb 5, 2015 Option Execute 1,296 32.98
Dec 31, 2014 Automatic Sell 1,131 48.50
Dec 31, 2014 Option Execute 1,131 32.98
Dec 23, 2014 Automatic Sell 2,573 48.50
Dec 23, 2014 Option Execute 2,573 32.98
Nov 18, 2014 Automatic Sell 3,000 45.09
Nov 5, 2014 Automatic Sell 10,000 46.52
Nov 5, 2014 Option Execute 10,000 32.98
Aug 25, 2014 Automatic Sell 13,000 44.50
Aug 25, 2014 Option Execute 10,000 32.98
May 15, 2014 Automatic Sell 4,000 43.43
Mar 14, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 610 52.20
Mar 7, 2014 Automatic Sell 12,791 53.00
Mar 7, 2014 Option Execute 12,791 32.98
Mar 6, 2014 Automatic Sell 6,274 53.00
Mar 6, 2014 Option Execute 6,274 32.98
Mar 5, 2014 Automatic Sell 935 53.00
Mar 5, 2014 Option Execute 935 32.98
Feb 24, 2014 Automatic Sell 25,000 51.00 - 51.03
Feb 24, 2014 Option Execute 25,000 32.98 - 50.03
Feb 20, 2014 Automatic Sell 20,000 49.00
Feb 20, 2014 Option Execute 20,000 32.98
Feb 18, 2014 Automatic Sell 4,000 47.58
Feb 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 11,523 48.17
Feb 14, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,047 48.17
Jan 30, 2014 Automatic Sell 10,000 47.41
Jan 30, 2014 Option Execute 10,000 32.98
Jan 29, 2014 Automatic Sell 10,000 47.01
Jan 29, 2014 Option Execute 10,000 32.98
Jan 15, 2014 Automatic Sell 20,000 45.00
Jan 15, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 475 45.09
Jan 15, 2014 Option Execute 20,000 32.98
Dec 13, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 610 40.72
Dec 4, 2013 Automatic Sell 4,000 40.00
Neil Kim

Mr. Kim became a Director of Silicon in 2016. He served as Broadcom's Executive Vice President of Operations and Central Engineering until early 2016 and was responsible for the company's global manufacturing including foundry operations, supply chain management and corporate procurement. Mr. Kim joined Broadcom in 2000 and held a variety of senior management positions including Senior Vice President and Vice President of Central Engineering, as well as Senior Vice President of Operations and Engineering. Prior to Broadcom, from 1993 to 2000 Mr. Kim held a variety of senior technical and management positions, including Vice President of Engineering, where he managed critical product development and technical transitions at Western Digital Corporation, a fortune 500 company and a global provider of products and services for storage devices. Mr. Kim served on the board of the Global Semiconductor Association from 2009 to 2015. He also holds board seats on Signetics and Korean Circuit. Mr. Kim is named as an inventor on 33 patents. He received a B.S.E.E. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jack R. Lazar

Mr. Lazar has served as a Director of Silicon Labs since 2013. He served as GoPro's Chief Financial Officer from 2014 through early 2016. During 2013, he was an independent business and financial consultant. Prior to that, Mr. Lazar was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and General Manager of Qualcomm Atheros, following the acquisition of Atheros by Qualcomm in 2011. Mr. Lazar joined Atheros, a publicly traded provider of communications semiconductor solutions, in 2003 and served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. He also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NetRatings, Inc., and Chief Financial Officer of Apptitude, Inc. He has held various executive positions at Electronics for Imaging and started his career at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Lazar is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. in commerce with an emphasis in accounting from Santa Clara University.

Recent Stock Transactions by Jack R. Lazar
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 21, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,338 n/a
Aug 21, 2015 Buy 3,500 42.03 - 42.05
Apr 24, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,948 n/a
Apr 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,992 50.14
Aug 2, 2013 Buy 5,000 40.23
Apr 16, 2013 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Apr 16, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,546 42.30
Nina Richardson

Ms. Richardson became a Director of Silicon Labs in 2016. She is currently a Managing Director of Three Rivers Energy, an energy services company she co-founded in 2004. From February 2013 through February 2015, she also served as the Chief Operating Officer at GoPro. Previously, Ms. Richardson was an operations and management consultant for a diverse group of companies including Tesla Motors, Solaria and TouchTunes Interactive Networks. She also held a variety of executive positions at Flextronics, including vice president of strategic accounts. Ms. Richardson's early career included positions at Hughes Aircraft Ground Systems Group and Metcal. Ms. Richardson is also a board member for Zayo Group Holdings, a global provider of communications infrastructure services; SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions for computing, data analytics and data management; and We Care Solar, a nonprofit organization providing solar-powered systems for maternity care. She holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an Executive MBA from Pepperdine University.

Sumit Sadana

Mr. Sadana has served as a Director of Silicon Labs since 2015. He has also served as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and General Manager of Enterprise Solutions at SanDisk since 2015. Previously, he served as SanDisk's Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer from 2012 to 2015 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Sadana was President of Sunrise Capital LLC, a technology and financial consulting firm, from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Sadana was also Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Freescale Semiconductor from 2004 to 2008, as well as Freescale's Chief Technology Officer from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Sadana started his career at IBM Corporation where he held several hardware design, software development, operations, strategic planning, business development and general management roles. Mr. Sadana has served on the board of directors of Second Harvest Food Bank, a 501©(3) charity, since 2014. Mr. Sadana has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.  

 

William Wood

Mr. Wood has served as a Director of Silicon Labs since March 1997 and as Lead Director since December 2005. Since 1996, Mr. Wood has also served as General Partner of various funds associated with Silverton Partners, a venture capital firm. From 1984 to 2003, Mr. Wood was a General Partner, and for certain funds created since 1996, a special limited partner, of various funds associated with Austin Ventures, a venture capital firm. Mr. Wood holds a B.A. in History from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Recent Stock Transactions by William Wood
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 21, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,338 n/a
Nov 4, 2015 Sell 5,000 50.25
Nov 4, 2015 Option Execute 5,000 39.16
Apr 24, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,948 n/a
Feb 13, 2015 Option Execute 5,000 31.23
Oct 27, 2014 Option Execute 5,000 31.77
Apr 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,992 50.14
Feb 26, 2014 Sell 5,000 51.22
Feb 26, 2014 Option Execute 5,000 50.03
Nov 1, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 40,442 n/a
Nov 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 40,442 n/a
May 17, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,597 n/a
May 17, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,597 n/a
Apr 16, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,546 42.30
Feb 11, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 31,845 n/a
Feb 11, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 31,845 n/a
Feb 6, 2013 Option Execute 5,000 31.15
Apr 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,597 0.00
Mar 2, 2012 Option Execute 10,000 24.30 - 30.15
Jun 20, 2011 Option Execute 5,000 22.63
Apr 21, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,535 0.00
Feb 7, 2011 Option Execute 5,000 23.70
Apr 22, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,922 0.00
Apr 6, 2010 Automatic Sell 23,500 50.03
Apr 5, 2010 Automatic Sell 26,500 50.00
Jan 15, 2010 Automatic Sell 5,000 45.57
Jan 15, 2010 Option Execute 5,000 31.00
Dec 15, 2009 Automatic Sell 5,000 45.25
Dec 15, 2009 Option Execute 5,000 31.00
Nov 16, 2009 Automatic Sell 5,000 43.26
Nov 16, 2009 Option Execute 5,000 31.00
Oct 15, 2009 Automatic Sell 5,000 47.34
Oct 15, 2009 Option Execute 5,000 31.00
Sep 15, 2009 Automatic Sell 5,000 48.11
Sep 15, 2009 Option Execute 5,000 31.00
Aug 28, 2009 Automatic Sell 25,000 45.00
Aug 17, 2009 Automatic Sell 5,000 40.70
Aug 17, 2009 Option Execute 5,000 31.00
Jul 22, 2009 Automatic Sell 25,000 40.00
Jun 1, 2009 Automatic Sell 25,000 35.00
May 5, 2009 Automatic Sell 25,000 33.78
Apr 23, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,388 0.00
May 7, 2008 Automatic Sell 15,275 35.01
May 6, 2008 Automatic Sell 9,725 35.00
May 1, 2008 Automatic Sell 25,000 33.50
Oct 25, 2007 Automatic Sell 25,000 45.00
Sep 14, 2007 Automatic Sell 25,000 40.00

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