LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
CEO: Gregory Lucier.
Revenue: $3.7 billion in 2011.
No. of employees: 1,600 in San Diego County; 10,400 worldwide.
Year founded: Invitrogen was founded in 1987 and merged with Applied Biosystems in 2008 to form Life Technologies.
Stock symbol and exchange: LIFE on Nasdaq.
Company description: A leading life science tool company.
Key factors for success: Managing a broad portfolio of products that span the entire spectrum of life sciences.
About a year ago Carlsbad-based Life Technologies Corp...