Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American, Swiss-domiciled multinational technology company founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. Since 2010, the company is legally incorporated in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
|Founded||October 1989 (as ProNav) in Lenexa, Kansas, U.S.|
|Headquarters||Olathe, Kansas, U.S (operations), Schaffhausen, Switzerland (legal domicile)|
|Cliff Pemble (President & CEO)|
Min Kao (Chairman)
Doug Boessen (CFO)
|Products||GPS receivers, avionics, wearable technology|
(see list of products)
|Revenue||US$4.98 billion (2021)|
|US$1.22 billion (2021)|
|US$1.082 billion (2021)|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||Garmin International Inc., Garmin (Asia) Corporation|
The company specializes in GPS technology for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor, and sport activities. Due to their development in wearable technology, they have also been competing with activity tracker and smartwatch consumer developers such as Fitbit and Apple.
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