AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world, announces the appointment of Christy Wyatt to the company's board of directors. Wyatt brings an extensive track record of expanding and scaling technology companies to her Silicon Labs board position.
Wyatt currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Absolute Software, home of the industry's only tamper-proof endpoint visibility and control solution. From 2016 through 2018, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dtex Systems, a user intelligence company that grew exponentially during her tenure. Previously, Wyatt was Chairman, CEO and President of Good Technology Corporation where she doubled the company's annual revenue and increased international penetration prior to an acquisition by BlackBerry. She has also held leadership positions at various high-tech and enterprise companies including Citigroup, Motorola Mobility, Apple, and Palm.
"We are delighted to welcome Christy to the Silicon Labs board of directors," said Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs. "As a thought leader in the cybersecurity industry, she brings extensive experience developing and scaling technology companies. Her skills and expertise will be invaluable to Silicon Labs as we chart our course into the future."
Throughout her career, Wyatt has received many accolades including being named a "Top 50 Women Entrepreneur in America" by Inc. Magazine, "CEO of the Year" by Information Security Global Excellence Awards and a "Most Influential Women in Wireless" by Fierce Wireless. She serves on the boards of Absolute Software Corporation, Quotient Technology and Dtex Systems.
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