Department of Economics

Jason Peterson

  • Graduated: 1993
  • Field: Technology

Jason Peterson(opens in new window), who graduated in 1993 with a BA in Economics, is a computer networking specialist with Apple(opens in new window) in San Francisco, California. He is a Unix and Linux system administrator with responsibilities for wireless networking and computer security. Jason has worked for Apple since 2008.

After graduation Jason accepted a position with Netopia(opens in new window) in Alameda, California where he provided network support and training for staff. After almost 3 years at Netopia, he joined Lucent Technologies as a support engineer where he built a web server and a technical support lab. While at Lucent he discovered a major hardware problem with their modem card that resulted in significant revenue savings for the company. After 2 years at Lucent he accepted a position with Extreme Networks(opens in new window) in Santa Clara, California, as escalation engineer. From there he moved on the Trapeze Networks(opens in new window) where he began as a senior application support engineer and moved up to a system test engineer before he joined Apple in 2008.