Jim Peterson

Jim Peterson

James Peterson

CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE: MICROSEMI CORP.

Fourth-biggest OC chipmaker, with 230 workers … $5.8B market cap, $1.7B annual revenue, 4,300 employees … Microsemi’s $1.5M to UCI helped endow named presidential chair in electrical engineering … funds research, teaching, equipment, graduate fellowships … 1- year deal in 2016 bought naming rights to L.A. Rams practice facility at UCI