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

August 22, 2023 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.

Daniel Cooley

Daniel Cooley joined Silicon Labs in 2005 and has served in various leadership roles throughout his tenure. He most recently served as chief strategy officer and was responsible for Silicon Labs' overall strategy, corporate development, M&A, emerging markets, and security. Cooley joined Silicon Labs as a chip design engineer developing broadcast products such as AM/FM radios and short-range wireless devices. He has a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He holds four patents in radio and low-power technology. Cooley currently serves on the board of directors for the Thinkery, Texas 4000, and the Texas Crew Foundation.

Colin Cureton

Colin Cureton is the senior director of ecosystems and marketing for the Home & Life Business at Silicon Labs. He is responsible for driving Silicon Labs engagement with large technology innovators and ensuring that Silicon Labs solutions can help scale the number of devices and solutions across those innovators’ ecosystems. Previously, Colin has held engineering, marketing and product management roles with Motorola, Freescale, AMD and NXP, and has worked across the networking and communications, consumer, embedded and IoT markets.

Michael Norman

Michael Norman is a Product Manager at Silicon Labs where he drives the strategy and product management of the Gecko SDK, Simplicity Studio, hardware development kits, mobile applications, and other developer-focused enablement. Michael brings more than 23 years of experience from the semiconductor industry from companies including NXP, Freescale and Motorola where he served as a firmware developer, applications engineer, and software and tools product manager. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

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