Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is the result of the merging of Alpha Industries and the wireless business of Conexant Systems. As a provider of analog semiconductors, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy-management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless-networking, smartphone, and tablet applications. The company's portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers/demodulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power-management devices, receivers, switches, and technical ceramics.
David J. Aldrich, President and Chief Executive Officer
David J. Aldrich assumed the position of President and CEO in June 2002, when Skyworks was created from the merger of Alpha Industries and Conexant Systems’ wireless business. He had served as President and CEO of Alpha Industries since April 2000. Aldrich joined Alpha Industries in 1995 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Previously, he held senior-management positions at Adams-Russell and M/A-COM. Aldrich received a bachelor’s of arts in political science from Providence College in 1979 and a master’s in business administration from the University of Rhode Island in 1981. In 2004, he was named Ernst & Young New England Entrepreneur of the Year in the Semiconductor category. Aldrich is a board member of Belden.
Year company formed: 2002