Maxim Profile

At Maxim, we invent highly integrated solutions that make technology seamless. We channel our collective expertise to stretch the limits of technology, understand your needs, and help you get to market faster.


President and CEO: Tunç Doluca

Headquarters: San Jose, CA, U.S.

Founded: 1983


Employees: 7100

FY2016 Revenue: $2.19 billion (approx.)

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Be Bold
We know that the biggest risk is not taking one. Never satisfied with the status quo, we seek challenges and find a better way.

One Maxim
United, we're a stronger company. We know that so much more is possible when we work together.

Reach Higher
We invest in our personal growth because we know that great achievements lie within our grasp. We just need to be willing to challenge ourselves and each other.

Be the Difference
We take ownership. We believe that one person, each of us, can make a positive impact on our colleagues, our customers, and our communities.


$2.19 billion (approx.) revenue in FY2016 (fiscal year is July to June)
$566 million revenue in Q4 FY2016
$4.2 billion in assets in Q4 FY2016
$2.1 billion in cash in Q4 FY2016
Listed on the Nasdaq 100, Russell 1000, and MSCI USA indices.



1983 Founded by Jack Gifford and IC industry experts
1985 MAX600, first proprietary product to win industry award, starts decades of technical innovation
1987 Company turns its first profit and remains profitable every year from then on
1989 First acquisition adds technical expertise and the company's first wafer fab
1993 Annual sales revenue passes $100M
2000 Highly integrated systems on chips (SoCs) begin to displace single-function ICs
2005 Company becomes a Fortune 1000 company
2007 to 2010 Six acquisitions augment technical expertise and expand product offerings
2007 to 2010  Wafer fab capacity expands by 60%
2007 to 2010 180nm process developed
2008 Chief Technical Office established, patents rise by 50% in next two years
2010 Annual revenue reaches $2.2B
2010 Company ships first analog product on 300mm wafer
2010 NEDA names Maxim Supplier of the Year
2012 Quarterly dividend increases 9% from $0.22 to $0.24 per share
2013 Highly integrated products comprise 50% of Maxim's revenues
2014 Our two largest U.S. sites are LEED certified for energy efficiency
2016 Sold our San Antonio, Texas wafer fab to TowerJazz