Dean’s Executive Board Member
William N. Levin BS ’63, MS ’66, MS ’73
Vice President (Retired)
Maxim Integrated Products
Bill Levin has over four decades of experience building businesses, from startups to large corporations. Most recently, Bill has been working with startup Biotech and SaaS companies. Two of the companies have been acquired, one of these, a revolutionary DNA sequencing company was just purchased for $125M cash + $225M in contingent payments. Previously he was a Vice President for Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM), a worldwide leader in the design, development, and manufacture of analog, mixed signal, digital, and high-frequency circuits.
During his 9 years at Maxim, Bill initially had responsibility for Engineering , then U.S. Sales, Marketing and Product Line Management as he helped grow the company from $50M in annual revenue to $600M in annual revenue. Before Maxim, Bill was a Vice President at Shugart Corporation—where he led a turnaround that took one of the companies businesses from an unprofitable $24M in annual revenue to over $70M in highly profitable annual revenue. Bill has a B.S. in Engineering, an M.S. in Engineering, and an M.S.in Business, all from UCLA.