Company Overview of AliphCom, Inc.
AliphCom, Inc., doing business as Jawbone, designs, develops, and distributes consumer mobile and wearable devices. It offers wireless speakers, speakerphones, and ERA and ICON Bluetooth headsets; a portfolio of fashion-focused activity trackers; and NoiseAssassin technology, a military-grade noise-eliminating technology. The company also provides special programs to corporate, education, and government organizations. It sells its products online and through retail partners. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in San Francisco, California.
99 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Founded in 1999
Key Executives for AliphCom, Inc.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Vice President of Product Management and Strategy
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.
AliphCom, Inc. Key Developments
Jawbone Reportedly Puts Speakers Business On The Block
May 31 16
AliphCom, Inc. d.b.a Jawbone is putting its speaker business up for sale to focus on its health and wearable devices. Jawbone is pitching its Jambox wireless speaker business to interested buyers and is working with third-party distributors to liquidate its remaining speakers at retail outlets, according to a report by Fortune, citing sources close to the situation.
Tech Data Signs UK Distribution Agreement with Jawbone
Jan 20 16
Tech Data has signed a UK distribution agreement with Jawbone will be working with the company to both strengthen its presence in the retail sector and take its range of innovative products to key vertical markets. Tech Data will make use of its extensive reach in the UK consumer technology channel to extend availability of the UP by Jawbone range to additional retail outlets. The distributor will also be working to recruit specialist partners and drive awareness and customer demand in specific areas, including the fashion, pharmaceuticals, and insurance industries. The UP system has already been attracting attention in all of these markets, and Tech Data will be looking to build on that momentum. The UP range of Jawbone wearable activity trackers is becoming an increasingly familiar sight on the wrists of consumers. UP by Jawbone is a unique system, consisting of beautiful hardware and powerful software which helps users understand how they sleep, move and eat to make choices to live better. The UP system features advanced algorithms, an app, and partner integrations that work together to help users learn more about themselves and live better. The UP app is powered by Smart Coach Jawbones intelligent coaching system which turns data into personalized guidance, providing actionable insights and challenges to help users improve sleep, activity and diet. Tech Data will also use its experience in B2B to drive opportunities in the insurance sector, where the consensual use of activity trackers is already being explored by companies to help them monitor the health and behavior patterns of customers.
Jawbone Lays Off 15% of its Global Workforce
Nov 23 15
Jawbone has laid off around 15% of its global workforce, ahead of completely closing its New York office. This is the second round of lay-offs that the firm has made in 2015, the first being in June, when it laid off 20 employees after securing $300 million in financing.
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