CEO: Paul Jacobs.
Revenue: $10.99 billion in FY 2010; $10.42 billion in FY 2009.
Net income: $3.25 billion in FY 2010; $1.59 billion in FY 2009.
No. of local employees: Declined to state. However, in response to a San Diego Business Journal Book of Lists survey last year, a company official put Qualcomm’s local full-time employment at 11,847 as of Aug. 1.
Headquarters: Sorrento Mesa.
Year founded: 1985.
Stock symbol and exchange: QCOM on Nasdaq.
Company description: Technology company specializing in hardware and software for mobile devices.
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