Nav Sooch, Chairman

Mr. Sooch co-founded Silicon Labs in August 1996 and has served as Chairman of the Board since our inception. Mr. Sooch served as Chief Executive Officer from August 1996 to December 2003 and as interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2005 to September 2005. Mr. Sooch also served as the CEO of Ketra, Inc., a private company in the field of solid-state lighting, from October 2011 to April 2018. Prior to founding Silicon Labs, Mr. Sooch held various positions at Crystal Semiconductor/CirrusLogic, a designer and manufacturer of integrated circuits, including Vice President of Engineering and was a Design Engineer with AT&T BellLabs. 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.

Chair of the Corporate Development and Finance Committee