James J. Peterson
Microsemi’s CEO was the recipient of the Orange County Technology Alliance's "Outstanding CEO in Technology" award Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, recently announced James J. Peterson, the company's chairman and CEO, was the recipient of the Orange County Technology Alliance's "Outstanding CEO in Technology" award. The organisation's 21st Annual High-Tech Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry, honouring local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County, California. Peterson was recognised for his ability to instil a culture of innovation, collaboration and discipline at Microsemi, which have helped the company achieve numerous technological breakthroughs under his leadership. He was also acknowledged for establishing Microsemi's unique branding and value proposition; creating a manufacturing strategy that delivers agility, flexibility and a competitive advantage; and expanding revenues through both organic growth and acquisitions. Microsemi and other winners were recognised on Oct. 9 during a ceremony at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Now in its 21st year, the High-Tech Innovation Awards is the signature event recognising the people, companies and educators driving high-tech innovation in the region.