Liam Griffin

PRESIDENT, CHIEF EXECUTIVE: SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC.

Took top post last year at OC’s thirdlargest chipmaker … 350 local workers … move swung pendulum of corporate influence from Boston area to here … joined Skyworks 2001 as sales, marketing head … leadership roles have reached into R&D, operations … moved to Irvine office 2011 as EVP … competes with Microsemi, led by OC 500’s Jim Peterson