7 Fastest-Growing tech companies

From new innovators to the old guard, these companies are experiencing phenomenal growth in the tech sector.

Cirrus Logic
fastest growing tech Cirrus Logic
2012 Fastest-Growing rank: 2
Previous rank: 11
CEO: Jason Rhode

Started in 1984 by Dr. Suhas Patil in Fremont, Calif., this integrated circuit components maker supplies parts often found in TVs and tablets to companies such as Sony, Samsung, and Philips. In 2011, Cirrus Logic's revenues climbed 67% to nearly $370 million, driven by an all-time company high in audio product sales. Sales to clients in Asia also continued to climb for the third year in a row. Behind the scenes, the company boosted its spending on research and development for the third year in a row and increased its engineering staff by 26% to match.


  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated September 06 2012 09:47 AM ET
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