Broadcom Corporation is an American fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California. Broadcom was founded by a professor-student pair Henry Samueli and Henry T. Nicholas III from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. In 1995, the company moved from its Westwood, Los Angeles, office to Irvine, California. In 1998, Broadcom became a public company on the NASDAQ exchange and now employs approximately 11,750 people worldwide in more than 15 countries.
Imprivata is an IT security company based in Lexington, Massachusetts. Founded in 2002, Imprivata manufactures and sells the OneSign Platform for securing employee access to desktops, networks and applications. As of 2011, Imprivata has over 1,250 clients and offices in the U.S., the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, and Germany and its 200 value-added reseller partners worldwide. Imprivata draws customers primarily from the healthcare, financial services and government verticals, as well as the energy/utilities, retail and telecommunications industries. Imprivata is public held company since June 25, 2014 at NYSE.