Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, is a global organization with employees in 11 countries. Knowles is a market leader and global provider of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions, serving the mobile consumer electronics, communications, medical, defense, automotive, and industrial markets. Knowles uses its leading position in MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) microphones and strong capabilities in audio processing technologies to optimize audio systems and improve the user experience in mobile, ear, and IoTapplications. Knowles is also the leader in acoustic components, high-end capacitors, and mmWaveRF solutions for a diverse set of markets. Knowles’ focus on the customer, combined with unique technology, proprietary manufacturing techniques, rigorous testing, and global scale, enables it to deliver innovative solutions that optimize the user experience.