From IC Designer to CEO: Engineering Excellence, Leadership and Product Strategy

Il seminario sarà tenuro da Tyson Tuttle, Former CEO, Silicon Labs, nell'ambito del corso "Electronic Frontiers M".

  • Data: 18 maggio 2023 dalle 15:30 alle 16:30

  • Luogo: Aula 1.2, viale Risorgimento 2, Bologna e online su Microsoft Teams

  • Modalità d'accesso: Ingresso libero

About the speaker

Tyson Tuttle joined Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) in 1997 as one of the company’s first employees and held a variety of roles in design engineering and management including CTO and COO before being named CEO in 2012. During his tenure as CEO, Tyson led the transformation of the company from a mixed-signal component supplier to pure-play leader in silicon, software, and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) markets. In July 2021, Silicon Labs completed the sale of the infrastructure and automotive product lines to Skyworks Solutions for $2.75B, completing the transformation of the company. After completing an orderly succession plan, Tyson retired as CEO at the end of 2021 and remains on the Technical Advisory Board for the company. Prior to joining Silicon Labs, Tyson worked at Broadcom and Cirrus Logic. He received a B.S. from the Johns Hopkins University, an M.S. degree from UCLA, both in electrical engineering, and holds more than 70 patents in RF and mixed-signal IC design. Tyson is passionate about engagement in public and industrial policy, currently serving on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the Texas Black Caucus Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, and the Austin Monitor. (LinkedIn:


In this lecture, I will tell the story from college graduation to my time as CEO of Silicon Labs where we created a $1B dollar revenue company focused on IoT silicon, software and solutions. We will discuss the importance of engineering excellence, strategy, career choices, milestones that made a difference and lessons learned along the way along with the importance of leadership, innovation, risk taking and accountability with real-world examples.