About MathWorks

Company Overview

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development.


MATLAB®, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink® is a graphical environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. The company produces nearly 100 additional products for specialized tasks such as data analysis and image processing. (See product map.)

MATLAB and Simulink are used throughout the automotive, aerospace, communications, electronics, and industrial automation industries as fundamental tools for research and development. They are also used for modeling and simulation in increasingly technical fields, such as financial services and computational biology. MATLAB and Simulink enable the design and development of a wide range of advanced products, including automotive systems, aerospace flight control and avionics, telecommunications and other electronics equipment, industrial machinery, and medical devices. More than 5000 colleges and universities around the world use MATLAB and Simulink for teaching and research in a broad range of technical disciplines.


MathWorks employs over 3500 people, with 30% located outside the United States.


  • $800 million in 2015, with more than 60% from outside the United States
  • Profitable every year since its founding


The MathWorks, Inc.
3 Apple Hill Drive
Natick, Massachusetts 01760 USA

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1984

  • Privately held

  • There are more than:

    • 1 million users of MATLAB worldwide
    • 500 third-party solutions that build on MATLAB and Simulink
    • 1700 MATLAB based books in 28 languages