Silicon Labs Initiates CEO Transition Plan Amid Strong Growth and Increased Demand of Wireless Technology
July 30, 2021
Company president Matt Johnson will succeed Tyson Tuttle as chief executive officer in 2022.
Silicon Labs announced the board-approved succession plan to elect company president Matt Johnson as the new chief executive officer when Tyson Tuttle retires on Jan. 1, 2022.
Tuttle joined Silicon Labs in 1997 as the 10th employee and has held a variety of roles in design engineering and product management, including CTO and COO, before being named CEO in 2012. He spearheaded the company’s focus on IoT, leveraging its wireless expertise to become one of the industry’s most respected market leaders. Tuttle will continue to serve the company as member of its Technical Advisory Board after he steps down as CEO.
Matt Johnson joined Silicon Labs in 2018 as senior vice president and general manager of IoT products and was promoted to president in April 2021. Prior to joining the company, Johnson served in leadership roles at NXP Semiconductors, Freescale Semiconductor, and Fairchild Semiconductor.
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