Qualcomm (Cognitive Technologies)

Multinational semiconductor and telecommunications provider

Company Details

Ticker Symbol: NASDAQ: QCOM
Number of Employees: 31,000 (2014)
Annual Revenue: $26.49 billion (2014)
Year Founded: 1985
Ownership: Public
CEO: Paul E. Jacobs
San Diego, California

Key Takeaways

  • Qualcomm is a multinational semiconductor company focused on...

Company History

Founded in 1985 by a group of academics from MIT, Cornell...

Technology Summary

In addition to more traditional research projects involvi...

Product/Service Offerings

A sample of the company’s product and service offering ...

Strategy and Target Markets

Qualcomm primarily serves the semiconductor, telecommunic...

Competitive Positioning and Value Proposition

As a global semiconductor leader, Qualcomm differentiates...

Key Competitors

  • Direct Competitors: IBM, Hewle...

Key Relationships

Qualcomm has an expansive global network of distributors, cloud service providers, silicon vendors, and authorized design centers. In 2Q 2015, Qualcomm announced plans to work with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s largest chip foundry, to develop 14-nanometer chip manufacturing technology for mass production by 2020.

Capital Structure

As of 3Q 2015, Qualcomm had a market capitalization of $8...

Notable News and Announcements

Company Profile Last Updated

September 4, 2015