Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile and IoT Division
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Smart Sensing and Display Division
Craig Stein joined Synaptics in March 2021 and is currently the SVP and GM of the Mobile and IoT Division which comprises the company’s Smart Sensor, Display Driver and Multimedia businesses. He also leads core development engineering for the Wireless Connectivity Division that includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GNSS solutions. Mr. Stein joined Synaptics in August 2020 as SVP of Product Development. Prior to Synaptics, Craig was Vice President & General Manager in the Data Center Products Group (DPG) at Intel Corporation. In this capacity, he led a large team of platform architects, engineers, product and program managers owning hardware, firmware and software customer products including CPU, memory, storage, AI and 5G. He also worked closely with the broader marketing and business development teams to help drive optimal P&L, roadmaps and strategies. Earlier at Intel, he also led ASIC architecture and development teams owning 3DXP products. Prior to Intel, Craig spent time as COO & GM with P&L ownership for Polara Engineering focusing on embedded systems, Ethernet, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and power communication systems for transportation. Craig was also VP of R&D for Knowles Corp, a sensor and audio company focusing on hearing aids, heart monitors and other consumer, industrial and military products. Previously, Craig held critical leadership roles at Broadcom and HP, as well as other semiconductor and transportation companies developing and productizing wired/wireless communication and embedded products. Craig has five issued patents and five others pending. He holds a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and an MSEE from San Jose State University.