Paul Pickle

PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER: MICROSEMI CORP.

Nearing decade with chipmaker … oversees company operations in more than 70 offices, plants … marketing, sales, research, development … lead role in defining strategic direction for recent move into data center segment … move buoyed by 2016 $2.5B PMC-Sierra Inc. buy following pitched takeover battle with Skyworks Solutions Inc. … ‘dronebuilding’ among hobbies