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Synaptics, Developer of Human Interface Hardware and Software, Hires Caris Feng as Director Human Resources Operations and Compensation

Synaptics, a semiconductor company combining human interface with Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to engineer exceptional experiences, has appointed Caris Feng as Director Human Resources (HR) Operations and Compensation. Synaptics partnered with Frederickson Partners on the executive search.

In her role as Director HR Operations and Compensation, Caris will be responsible for defining the strategy and operationalizing the end-to-end broad-based compensation strategy and HR operations and systems. In this key leadership position, she will help drive and scale the HR processes of the organization as it grows. She will report to the Vice President, Global Talent Rewards, Sudha Bhat.

Caris joins Synaptics from Roblox, where she served as Senior Manager, Compensation. There she led the companywide annual salary and equity review program and supported business leaders and HRBPs. Prior to Roblox, Caris worked at Cloudera as Senior Manager, Total Rewards, partnering with HR Business Partners and business leaders with compensation decisions and strategies.

Feng’s earlier positions include Compensation Program Manager and Compensation and Benefits Analyst at eBay Inc. She holds a Master of Business Administration, Finance and Consulting from University of California, where she also earned a Faculty Fellowship Award.

Synaptics (Nasdaq: SYNA) is changing the way humans engage with connected devices and data, engineering exceptional experiences throughout the home, at work, in the car and on the go. Synaptics is the partner of choice for the world’s most innovative intelligent system providers who are integrating multiple experiential technologies into platforms that make our digital lives more productive, insightful, secure and enjoyable. These customers are combining Synaptics’ differentiated technologies in touch, display and biometrics with a new generation of advanced connectivity and AI-enhanced video, vision, audio, speech and security processing.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact human resources leaders for innovative companies. As a division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Frederickson matches startups, tech unicorns, mission-based organizations and the Fortune 500 with world-class full-time and project-based talent. An industry-leading HR and People executive search firm for over 25 years, Frederickson Partners is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices across the U.S. Clients include Alphabet, Asana, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Fitbit, Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Intuit, Lyft, lululemon, Nieman Marcus, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, StockX, The Nature Conservancy, SoFi, Twitter, Uber, Waymo and Workday.

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