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Join Silicon Labs President and CEO Matt Johnson after the opening keynote to discuss the latest news.

September 13, 2022 at 10:15 a.m. CT

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Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson serves as President and CEO of Silicon Labs, a leader in secure, intelligent wireless technology for a more connected world. Prior to becoming CEO, Matt led the company’s Internet of Things (IoT) business unit through a period of accelerating growth and industry leadership.  Silicon Labs is now solely focused on technology solutions to enable smart, connected devices, which are transforming industries, growing economies, and improving lives and our environment.  Before joining Silicon Labs, Matt held leadership positions at NXP, Freescale, and Fairchild Semiconductor.  Matt is dedicated to a strong company culture, innovative product development and operational excellence.  He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Maine and has completed executive programs at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.  Matt currently serves on the boards of Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation, the Global Semiconductor Alliance, and the Semiconductor Industry Association.

Ross Sabolcik

Ross Sabolcik serves as Senior Vice President of the Industrial and Commercial IoT business unit at Silicon Labs.  In this role, Ross leads the delivery of connected, wireless solutions for industrial and commercial sectors including metering, industrial and building automation, commercial lighting, and connected retail applications.  Previously he served as the General Manager for Silicon Labs’ power products including digital isolators, isolated gate drivers, isolated FET drivers, current sensors, and PoE products revenue.  Ross joined Silicon Labs in 1999 and has served in a variety of roles including Marketing Director for the company’s sub-GHz wireless products, Director of Applications and Systems Engineering for broadcast products, and as Director of Applications Engineering for wireline products.  Prior to Silicon Labs, Ross worked at National Instruments, managing product development for embedded software, as well as board-level hardware design for precision PC instrumentation. He holds a Master’s degree in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a BSEE from Penn State University, and currently serves as the Chairperson on the board of directors for the Austin Habitat for Humanity.

Jake Alamat

Jake Alamat serves as Senior Vice President of Home and Life Business at Silicon Labs. In this role, Jake is responsible for the delivery of intelligent, wireless solutions central to IoT products widely used in daily life including smart lights, voice assistants, portable medical devices, HVAC controls, smart appliances, and more. With more than 20 years of industry experience at NXP and Texas Instruments, Jake has served in multiple leadership roles focused on embedded processing and analog semiconductor solutions. His career experience spans consumer, mobile, automotive, industrial and infrastructure end markets. Prior to joining Silicon Labs in September 2019, Jake served as Vice President and General Manager of Automotive Connectivity at NXP Semiconductors. Jake holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in computer engineering from Michigan State University.

Rob Alexander

Rob Alexander is the Principal Product Manager for Matter at Silicon Labs and has worked on IoT devices, wireless protocols, and embedded devices for more than 15 years. Previously he worked as a Principal Architect at Silicon Labs working with various embedded software teams, customers, and partners, to integrate wireless stacks and applications into Silicon Labs hardware and software. Since 2013, Rob has served as the Chair of the Zigbee Pro Core Workgroup and also serves on the CSA Board of Directors and the Thread Group Board of Directors.

Dhiraj Sogani

Dhiraj Sogani is currently the Sr. Director of Product Marketing responsible for all wireless products at Silicon Labs. Dhiraj came to Silicon Labs as part of Redpine Signals acquisition where he was the GM and Sr. Vice President of the Wireless Business Unit. Dhiraj has spent over 15 years in the wireless industry focusing on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 802.15.4, GPS, Z-Wave and Proprietary Wireless products for home, wearables, industrial, medical and commercial markets. Prior to the wireless industry, Dhiraj spent several years in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and IC design industries including a start-up in System-in-Package design. Dhiraj holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an MBA from Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. He also holds 4 US patents in chip and system design.

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