Silicon Labs Welcomes Sumit Sadana to Board of Directors

SanDisk Executive Brings Deep Technical and Industry Expertise

AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 27, 2015Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software and system solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that electronics industry veteran Sumit Sadana has joined the company’s board of directors.

SanDisk Executive Sumit Sadana Joins Silicon Labs' Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)

SanDisk Executive Sumit Sadana Joins Silicon Labs' Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Sadana is the executive vice president, chief strategy officer and general manager of Enterprise Solutions at SanDisk, a global leader in flash storage solutions. Prior to joining SanDisk in April 2010, Mr. Sadana was the president of Sunrise Capital LLC, a technology and financial consulting firm, from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Sadana also served as senior vice president of strategy and business development at Freescale Semiconductor from 2004 to 2008, as well as Freescale’s chief technology officer from 2006 to 2007.

Mr. Sadana began his technology career at IBM Corporation where he held an array of hardware design, software development, operations, strategic planning, business development and general management roles during his 13-year tenure, culminating in the role of vice president of IBM’s Electronic Design Technology Solutions business.

“Mr. Sadana is a strong addition to our board of directors,” said Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs. “We welcome his combination of technical, business development and strategy roles at bellwether technology companies and believe his leadership experience will serve us well as we continue to focus on growth opportunities in the IoT.”

Mr. Sadana holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur, India, and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

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