Silicon Labs Snags HomeAway Executive

Austin-based Silicon Labs has snagged an executive away from HomeAway, saying it has named Lori Knowlton as the company's new Chief People Offier (CPO). Knowlton had most recently served in the same position at, where she had been for ten years. Silicon Labs said Knowlton will be in charge of the company's talent strategy, leadership development, community relations and culture. Knowlton has also served at Progress Software, Sonic Software, Interliant, C-bridge Internet Solutions, and the Monitor Company.