Poly Overview

  • Founded
  • 1961

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 6,500

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $3.3B

Poly General Information


Plantronics Inc designs and manufactures lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, and other communications endpoints. The firm's headsets are used for unified communications applications in contact centers, with mobile devices and Internet telephony, for gaming, and for other applications. Its products are shipped through a network of distributors, retailers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, and other service providers. More than half of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific, and other regions.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Electronics (B2C)
Other Industries
Electrical Equipment
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 345 Encinal Street
  • Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • United States
+1 (831) 000-0000

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Poly Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Merger/Acquisition 29-Aug-2022 $3.3B 000.00 00.00 Completed Profitable
3. Merger/Acquisition 25-Nov-2018 00.00 00.00 Cancelled Profitable
2. IPO 20-Jan-1994 $44.9M $44.9M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Later Stage VC Completed Generating Revenue
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Poly Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Poly Competitors (14)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
LG Electronics Corporation Seoul, South Korea 00000 000000000
00000000 000000000 Corporation Rockleigh, NJ 0000
000000 00000000000 Formerly VC-backed Stamford, CT 00000 00.000 000000&0 00.000
0000000 00000 Private Equity-Backed Reading, United Kingdom 000 00.000 000000000000
000 Corporation Taoyuan City, Taiwan 0000 000000&0
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Poly Patents

Poly Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11509756-B1 Headset case with smartphone holder Active 04-Jun-2021 00000000 0
US-20220353615-A1 Headset with improved headband Active 30-Apr-2021 0000000000 0
US-11496836-B1 Headset with improved headband Active 30-Apr-2021 0000000000 0
EP-4084442-A1 Conference system content sharing Pending 29-Apr-2021 00000000000 0
US-20220353309-A1 Conference system content sharing Pending 29-Apr-2021 H04L65/4015 00
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Poly Executive Team (28)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Charles Boynton Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Warren Schlichting Chief Operating Officer, Operations & Executive Vice President
Mary Huser Executive Vice President & Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
Paul Johnson Chief Information Officer, Global Real Estate and Workplace Experience
Barbara Imbert Director, Corporate Strategy
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Poly Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
Guido Jouret Ph.D Poly Board Member 000 0000
John Hart Poly Board Member 000 0000
Robert Hagerty Poly Independent Board Chairman 000 0000
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Poly Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Poly Former Investors (3)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Band of Angels Angel Group Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Court Square PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Pipeline Capital Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Poly Investments & Acquisitions (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 25-May-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software
0000000 02-Jul-2018 0000000000 00.000 Other Communications and Networking 000000 00
00000000 10-Aug-2012 0000000000 Electronics (B2C)
00000 0000000 18-Aug-2005 0000000000 00000 Electronics (B2C) 00000 000
Volume Logic 04-Apr-2005 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Electronics (B2C) 0000000 0
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Poly Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 0000000 18-Aug-2005 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 0000
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