ill has been closely engaged with the company’s management team during his tenure on our
board, which will enable him to get up to speed quickly in his new role,” said Necip Sayiner,
president and CEO of Silicon Laboratories. “Bill brings a wealth of experience from various
senior management positions that will be instrumental in helping the company navigate the next
decade of growth and diversification. He will be a tremendous asset to the company, and I am
looking forward to working closely with him to execute on our business strategy and achieve our
Prior to joining Silicon Laboratories, Mr. Bock was a partner at venture capital firms CenterPoint
Ventures and Verity Ventures. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Bock served as president and chief
executive officer of DAZEL Corporation, a provider of electronic information delivery systems.
After DAZEL’s acquisition by HP, Mr. Bock served as vice president for HP until 2001. Prior to
DAZEL, Mr. Bock served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Tivoli
Systems, a client server software company, which he helped to take public in 1995 and was
acquired by IBM in 1996. Prior to joining Tivoli, Mr. Bock successfully completed an IPO at
Convex Computer Corporation as CFO in 1986 and then became senior vice president of sales in
1991. Mr. Bock also spent nine years in various finance roles at Texas Instruments including
vice president and controller of the data systems group.
“I have always been impressed by the integrity of the Silicon Labs management team, and as we
drive the company to the next level, I am looking forward to being engaged on a day to day
basis,” said Mr. Bock. “I believe we have the opportunity to translate our technology prowess
into a long term, profit-driven success story.”
Mr. Bock holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Iowa State University and a
master’s degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.