Michael Hurlston

President & Chief Executive Officer at Synaptics Inc.

Michael Hurlston

Michael Hurlston

President & Chief Executive Officer at Synaptics Inc.

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Synaptics Inc.
Finisar Corp.

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1967

Age

52

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Senior Vice President & General Manager, IOT Division, Corporate Marketing & Investor Relations at Synaptics Inc.

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Founder at Ubiquiti, Inc.

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Former Interim President & Chief Executive Officer at Synaptics Inc.

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Former Marketing Manager at Texas Instruments Incorporated

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Owner at Synaptics Inc.

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Owner at Synaptics Inc.

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Co-Founder at Finisar Corp.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Synaptics Inc.

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Professional at Finisar Corp.

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Co-Founder at ZiLOG, Inc.

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Michael Hurlston
President & Chief Executive Officer at Synaptics Inc.
Education
B.S.E.E.

The University of California, Davis (also referred to as UCD, UC Davis, or Davis) is a public teaching and research university located in Davis, California just west of Sacramento. The campus covers 7,309 acres (2,958 ha), making it the largest within the 10 campus University of California system. UC Davis also has the third largest enrollment in the UC System after UCLA and UC Berkeley. The University of California, Davis campus is the largest campus in the UC system by land area, spanning 7,309 acres (2,957.8 ha) across two counties: Yolo and Solano. Though named after the City of Davis, the campus is technically located adjacent to the City of Davis in an unincorporated part of Yolo and Solano counties. The main campus is located 15 miles (24.1 km) west of Sacramento in the Sacramento Valley, part of California's Central Valley, and is adjacent to Interstate Highway 80. The Davis campus is the only school within the UC system with an airport, just west of main campus, and is one of two UC schools with its own fire department; the other being UC Santa Cruz. The campus is also conveniently located approximately an hour away from both San Francisco and the Napa Valley and two hours from Lake Tahoe. It is also one of only three schools in the University of California system, the others being UC Berkeley and UC Irvine, with a nuclear lab.

MBA

UC Davis Graduate School of Management prepares the next generation of inspired, results-driven, and innovative business leaders who are committed to making a positive impact. As a business school on the rise UC Davis GSM is dedicated to spur new business and job creation, prepare innovative management leaders, and accelerate investment and innovation through strong partnerships with industry. With campuses in Northern California’s economic power centers, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management draws innovative and entrepreneurial students to a collaborative learning environment characterized by a rigorous curriculum taught by world-class faculty.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2019 - Current

Synaptics is a leading worldwide developer of custom-designed user interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices. Our mission is to enrich the interaction between users and their intelligent devices. Synaptics products emphasize ease of use, small size, low power consumption, advanced functionality, durability and reliability, making them applicable to a multitude of markets, including mobile phones, notebook computers, PC peripherals, and portable entertainment devices such as MP3 players.

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Mobile Connectivity Products
Prior

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and embedded software solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by Connecting everything®.

Chief Executive Officer
2018 - 2019

Finisar Corporation is a global technology leader in optical communications components and subsystems. These products enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. Over the past two decades, Finisar has provided critical breakthroughs in optics technologies and has supplied system manufacturers with the production volumes needed to meet the exploding demand for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar's industry-leading optical products include transceivers/transponders, active cables, WSS ROADMs, optical instruments, and active and passive components. In 2008, Finisar merged with Optium Corporation, creating the world's largest supplier of optical communication components and subsystems. The company now delivers the industry's broadest product portfolio backed by world-class quality and reliability. Finisar's vertically integrated business model is ideally suited for delivering massive production volumes while providing ready access to most of the critical technologies needed to develop the next generation of products. With over 9,400 employees, Finisar has sales, channel, and support offices worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California (USA), with product development and manufacturing facilities located in California, Pennsylvania and Texas (USA), Australia, China, Israel, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Sweden.

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Co-Founder at Finisar Corp.

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