Sonos is an American consumer electronics company that is widely known for the smart speakers it develops and manufactures. 

Sonos is the ultimate home sound system: a WiFi-enabled wireless network that fills your whole home with pure, immersive sound, room by room.

Sonos was founded in 2002 by John MacFarlane, Craig Shelburne, Tom Cullen and Trung Mai. The company is based in Santa Barbara, California with 12 offices worldwide & 3 retail stores. Since it's inception millions of people in over 60 countries have made Sonos part of their lives.


Sonos has partnered with other companies adding to their catalog of services, including iHeartRadio, Spotify, MOG, QQ Music, and Amazon Music.

Sonos is partnering with Amazon to enable Alexa to control Sonos speakers, intending to eventually work with every voice assistant on the market. Google Assistant will also be supported by Sonos in 2018. The company opened its own local studio and art museum, the Sonos Studio, in May 2011 as well as an official Sonos Store in SoHo in July 2016.

Sonos is backed by top-tier investors including Index Ventures, Redpoint,  EquityZen,, and Greenspring Associates among others. The company went public on Aug 1, 2018 at a valuation of $1.77B.



  • Year founded: 2002
  • Funding Info: $455.2M in 10 funding rounds (Last funding type: Secondary Market)
  • Yearly Revenue: $1B-$1.5B (2018)
  • Employee Size: 1000-5000
  • Business Valuation: Mkt Cap: $1.07B as of Jan 4, 2019
  • City/Town: Santa Barbara
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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