NATI - National Instruments Corporation

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National Instruments Corporation

11500 North MoPac Expressway
Austin, TX 78759
United States

IndustryTechnical & System Software
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

Dr. James J. Truchard Ph.D.Co-Founder and Chairman18.23kN/A74
Mr. Alexander M. Davern CPAChief Exec. Officer and Pres751.92kN/A50
Mr. Jeffrey L. KodoskyCo-Founder and DirectorN/AN/A67
Mr. Eric Howard StarkloffExec. VP of Global Sales and Marketing514.4kN/A42
Mr. Scott A. RustSr. VP of R&D411.79kN/A50
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.


National Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. It offers LabVIEW, a system design software for measurement, automation, and control; LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA, which are software add-ons to LabVIEW; LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite for wireless prototyping; LabWindows/CVI for creating test and control applications; and Measurement Studio consisting of measurement and automation add-on libraries, and additional tools for programmers. The company also provides software products, such as NI TestStand to test and measure applications in a manufacturing environment; NI VeriStand software to configure real-time testing applications; NI DIAdem, which provides users configuration-based technical data management, analysis, and report generation tools; NI InsightCM Enterprise for monitoring critical and ancillary rotating equipment; and NI Multisim circuit design software. In addition, it offers hardware products and related driver software, such as data acquisition, PXI chassis and controllers, modular instruments, image acquisition, motion control, distributed I/O, industrial communications interfaces, general purpose interface bus interfaces, embedded control hardware/software, and VME extension for instrumentation controllers. Further, the company provides NI semiconductor test systems; NI wireless test systems; NI education platform comprising software, hardware, and courseware for students; software and hardware products for teaching; hardware and software maintenance services; and training and certification services. It serves advanced research, automotive, automated test equipment, consumer electronics, commercial aerospace, computers and electronics, continuous process manufacturing, education, government/defense, medical research/pharmaceutical, energy, semiconductors, telecommunications, and other industries. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Corporate Governance

National Instruments Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 7.

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.