Marissa Peterson

Chair of the Board of Directors

Ms. Peterson was elected Chair of the Board of Directors in June 2013 and has served as a director of Oclaro since July 2011. She currently runs an executive coaching and management consulting practice. Ms. Peterson was formerly Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Services and Customer Advocacy for Sun Microsystems Inc., until her retirement in 2005 after 17 years with the company. From August 2008 to the present, Ms. Peterson has served as a director of Humana Inc., a healthcare benefits and insurance provider, and is currently a member of their nominating and corporate governance and organization and compensation committees. From August 2006 to the present, she has served as a director for Ansell Limited, a public company listed on the Australia Stock Exchange, where she is currently a member of the audit and compliance committee and chairperson of the risk committee. She previously served as a director of Supervalu Inc., the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, Quantros Inc., and served on the board of trustees of Kettering University. Ms. Peterson has received the distinction of being an NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Board Leadership Fellow. She earned an M.B.A. from Harvard University, and an honorary doctorate of management and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Kettering University.