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Synaptics Inc. (SYNA)

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Synaptics Inc.
1251 McKay Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
United States - Map
Phone: 408-904-1100
Fax: 408-904-1110

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Application Software
Full Time Employees:1,789

Business Summary 

Synaptics Incorporated develops, markets, and sells intuitive human interface solutions for electronic devices and products worldwide. The company offers its human interface products solutions for mobile product applications, including smartphones, tablets, and touchscreen applications, as well as mobile, handheld, wireless, and entertainment devices; notebook applications; and other personal computer (PC) product applications, such as peripherals comprising keyboards, mice, and monitors, as well as remote control devices for desktops, PCs, and digital home applications. Its products include ClearPad, which enables the user to interact directly with the display on smartphones and tablets; display driver products that provide advanced image processing technology for entry-level smartphones through high-resolution tablets; and Natural ID, a fingerprint ID for use in smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs, PC peripherals, and other applications. The company’s products also comprise TouchPad, a touch-sensitive pad that senses the position and movement of one or more fingers on its surface; SecurePad that integrates fingerprint sensor directly into the TouchPad area; ClickPad, a clickable mechanical design to the TouchPad application that eliminates the need for physical buttons; and ForcePad, a thinner version of its ClickPad. Further, its other product solutions include dual pointing solutions, which offer TouchPad with a pointing stick in a single notebook computer enabling users to select their interface of choice; TouchStyk, a self-contained pointing stick module; and TouchButtons, which provide capacitive buttons and scrolling controls. The company sells its products through direct sales, outside sales representatives, and distributors. It serves smartphone, tablet, and PC original equipment manufacturers, as well as a various consumer electronics manufacturers. Synaptics Incorporated was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Corporate Governance 
Synaptics Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 6.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Richard A. Bergman , 52
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Wajid Ali B.A., M.A., M.B.A., C.M.A., 43
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Scott Deutsch , 51
Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales
Mr. Kevin D. Barber , 56
Sr. VP and Gen. Mang. of Smart Display Division
Mr. Huibert J. Verhoeven , 48
Sr. VP and Gen. Mang. of Human Interface Systems Division
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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