Corporate Backgrounder

Background

  • Cirrus Logic, a fabless semiconductor company, is a leader in low-power, high-precision mixed-signal processing solutions that create innovative user experiences for the world’s top mobile and consumer applications.

President and CEO

  • John Forsyth, president and chief executive officer.

Employees

  • More than 1,510 employees.

Headquarters

  • Austin, Texas, with offices in Europe and Asia.

Financial

  • Reported revenue for FY 2021 - $1.37 Billion.

Company Description

Founded in 1984 in Silicon Valley, Cirrus Logic is a leader in low‑power, high‑precision, mixed‑signal processing solutions. Leveraging a broad portfolio of hardware, software and proprietary algorithms, Cirrus Logic excels at developing IP-rich solutions that create innovative user experiences for the world’s top mobile and consumer applications. Cirrus Logic has more than 3,700 issued and pending patents worldwide and counting.

Products

Cirrus Logic is a recognized leader in low‑power, high‑precision mixed‑signal audio solutions that include products such as smart codecs, audio DSPs, boosted amplifiers, haptic and sensing ICs, camera controllers, battery and power ICs, analog‑to‑digital converters (“ADCs”), digital‑to‑analog converters (“DACs”), codecs that integrate ADCs and DACs into a single IC, digital interface ICs and power stages.

Our products are used in a wide array of consumer applications, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, digital headsets, wearables, Bluetooth speakers, and smart home accessories.

Recent Awards/Milestones

  • In 2021, Cirrus Logic was named to the Top Workplace USA list of best companies, #3 in the Technology category. The company was also again named to the list of Best Workplaces for Commuters for the third consecutive year.

  • In 2021, John Forsyth named as Cirrus Logic president and CEO, succeeding Jason Rhode.

  • In 2020, Cirrus Logic was named the #1 best company to work for in Central Texas in the Austin-American Statesman, as well as a top employer in the UK by Great Place to Work-UK.

  • In 2014, Cirrus Logic acquired Wolfson Microelectronics, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, making Cirrus Logic the world’s largest audio solutions (hardware and software) provider and expanding Cirrus Logic’s product and customer reach into new customers in mobile communications and mobile entertainment.

  • In 2013, Cirrus Logic acquired Mesa, Ariz.,-based Acoustic Technologies, which develops highly innovative software technology for noise suppression, echo cancellation and related voice-processing features for portable and consumer audio applications.

  • In 2011, Cirrus Logic president and CEO Jason Rhode was selected as the semiconductor industry “Executive of the Year” by EE Times at their seventh Annual Creative in Electronics (ACE) Awards

  • In 2008, Cirrus Logic’s CS5XXX family of industrial A/D converters was a finalist in the analog IC category of EDN Magazine’s annual Innovations Awards. Also, the CS4525 digital amplifier was a finalist among analog ICs in EE Times’ Annual Creative in Electronics (ACE) Awards.

  • In 2007, Jason Rhode was named president and CEO. Also, Cirrus Logic Fellow John Melanson joined an elite group of innovators when he passed the threshold of achieving 100 patents.

  • In 2006, Cirrus Logic’s CS3003 op amp IC was named to EDN Magazine’s list of Hot 100 Products. In 2005, Cirrus Logic’s CS495XX family of audio digital signal processors (DSPs) also received this award.

  • In 2004, Cirrus Logic’s CobraNet Silicon Series and Intelligent Room Calibration™ audio software garnered honoree awards from the Consumer Electronics Association’s Innovations 2005 Design and Engineering Awards Program.

  • Cirrus Logic was named the global market leader in audio ICs for the fourth consecutive year in 2003 by Forward Concepts, a leading market research firm.

Top Employer Awards

  • In 2020/2021, Cirrus Logic was named the top workplace in Central Texas (large company category) by the Austin American-Statesman. The company was also named a top employer in Energage’s Top Workplace USA program, tech industry (2021, large employer).

  • In 2017 and 2018, Cirrus Logic was named the number #3 and #2 Top Workplace in Central Texas (large company category), respectively, by the Austin American-Statesman.

  • From 2016 to 2018, Cirrus Logic continues to remain on the list of top companies to work for (medium category) by Great Place to Work Institute.

  • In 2015, Cirrus Logic was named the #8 best company to work for in America (small and medium sized companies) by the Great Place to Work Institute. In the Great Place to Work program in the U.K., Cirrus Logic was named the #39 best company to work for (medium category).

  • In 2014, Cirrus Logic was named the #9 best company to work for in America (small and medium sized companies) by the Great Place to Work Institute.

  • In 2013, Cirrus Logic was named the #11 best company to work for in America (small and medium sized companies) by the Great Place to Work Institute.

  • In 2012, Cirrus Logic was named the #9 best company to work for in America (small and medium sized companies) by the Great Place to Work Institute. Forbes also recognized the company as a top employer in the Unites States. The company was also named the #1 employer in Central Texas by the Austin American-Statesman newspaper.

  • In 2011, Cirrus Logic was named among the top companies to work for (small and medium category) in America by Great Places to Work Institute. Forbes also recognized the company as a top employer in the United States.

  • In 2011, Cirrus Logic was named the #1 company to work for in Central Texas by the Austin American-Statesman newspaper.

  • In 2011, Cirrus Logic was named the #6 Best Company to Work for in Texas (medium sized companies) by Texas Monthly Magazine.

  • In 2010, Cirrus Logic was named the #2 Best Company to Work for in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal.

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