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Synaptics Incorporated (SYNA)


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Synaptics Incorporated

1251 McKay Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
United States
408-904-1100
http://www.synaptics.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryApplication Software
Full Time Employees1,763

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Richard A. BergmanChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.52M4.28M53
Mr. Wajid Ali B.A., M.A., M.B.A., C.M.A.Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP799.6kN/A44
Mr. Hing Chung WongSr. VP of Worldwide Operations604.21kN/A62
Mr. Kevin D. BarberSr. VP and Gen. Mang. of Smart Display Division577.2k182.54k57
Dr. Patrick WorfolkChief Technology Officer and Sr. VP of Corp. ResearchN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.

Description

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 desktop product applications. Its products include ClearPad, which enables users to interact directly with the display on smartphones and tablets; ClearView products that provide advanced image processing and low power technology for entry-level smartphones; TouchView products, which integrate touch and display technologies to deliver performance and simplified design; and Natural ID, a fingerprint ID product that is used 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 that offers a clickable mechanical design to the TouchPad application; 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 various consumer electronics manufacturers. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corporate Governance

Synaptics Incorporated’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.