Vizio Inc. is an American privately held company that develops consumer electronics. Headquartered in Irvine, California, United States, the company was founded in October 2002 as V Inc. and is best known as a producer of affordable flat-screen televisions. In July 2016, Vizio announced that it would be acquired by Chinese technology company LeEco. The company was founded in 2002 as V Inc. by William Wang (Chinese: ??; pinyin: Wáng Wèi), Laynie Newsome, and Ken Lowe with $600,000 and three employees. In 2006 the revenue was estimated around $700 million, and in 2007 it was estimated to have exceeded $2 billion. Vizio is known for aggressively pricing their HDTVs against major competitors. On October 19, 2010, Vizio signed a 4-year contract to sponsor college footballs annual Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, California, beginning with the 2011 Rose Bowl presented by Vizio and ending with the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game. When the Rose Bowl contract ended, Vizio signed a contract to sponsor the Fiesta Bowl making the official name the Vizio Fiesta Bowl.
Highest paying job titles at VIZIO, Inc include Senior Software Engineer, Senior Product Manager, and Account Executive