Daniel Cooley

I work in the semiconductor industry and am passionate about securely connecting the planet’s embedded systems to the internet. I also enjoy mentoring the next generation of technology leaders.


Daniel Cooley serves as Chief Technology Officer at Silicon Labs, where he is responsible for the company’s overall research and development strategy and execution. Cooley is a respected IoT industry visionary and has been instrumental in building the unmatched breadth and depth of the company’s wireless connectivity portfolio. Previously, Daniel served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, where he led Silicon Labs’ overall strategy, corporate development, M&A, emerging markets, and security. Prior to that, Daniel led Silicon Labs’ IoT business as Senior Vice President and General Manager.

Since 2005, Cooley has served in a variety of engineering and business leadership positions at Silicon Labs in the US, Asia, and Europe. He has an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and holds four patents in radio and low-power technology.

Daniel currently serves on the board of directors for the Austin Symphony Orchestra. He previously served on the board of the Thinkery, Texas 4000, and Texas Crew Foundation. He lives in Austin with his wife and four children.

To get in touch, contact me at: daniel[at]danielcooley[dot]org.

Hard at work with the next generation 🙂