Co-Founder, Peregrine Semiconductor & Silicon Wave; CEO, CommNexus San Diego
Rory Moore was the seed round investor and co-founder of Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSMI), one of the world’s leading providers of radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) for the wireless communications and aerospace markets.
Peregrine ships millions of chips every week to cell phone manufacturers around the globe. Rory was also the seed round investor and founding CEO of Silicon Wave, Inc., now owned by Qualcomm. Silicon Wave produced the world’s first Bluetooth chips. Bluetooth chips are now in over a billion devices from cell phones to automobiles.
Rory was a cofounder of e-Fire.com, and Optical River. In addition, he is co-chair of the Military Special Interest Group and a member of the NextStage committee.
A University of Michigan alum, Rory’s other interests include angel investing, competition aerobatic flying, scuba diving and surfing.