Advanced Micro Devices

AMD is an American multinational semiconductor and computer processor company based in Sunnyvale, California. Its main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers, and embedded systems applications.

Alcatel Lucent

Tracing its roots back to 1898, the modern Alcatel-Lucent was formed in 2006 and is now headquartered in suburban Paris, France. Operating across a diverse set of sectors in over 130 countries, Alcatel-Lucent now employs over 62,000 people and pulled in revenue exceeding $14 billion in 2013.  


Founded in 1976, Apple has grown to become a dominant source in the music, telecommunications and technology industries. Apple now has an employee base of around 100,000 and total assets worth in excess of $231 billion (2014).  


Autodesk Inc is an American multinational corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.


Cisco is an American multinational that designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment. Founded in 1984 in San Francisco (hence the name Cisco), it is now based in San Jose, California, and has approximately 72,000 employees. Its annual revenue is around $12.2 billion.  

Dell Inc.

Dell Inc. is an American privately-owned multinational computer technology company based in Round Rock, Texas. It produces, sells, repairs and supports computers and related products and services.


eBay an American e-commerce company, with headquarters in San Jose, California. It provides consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales services via the Internet. It is headquartered in San Jose, California, and employs about 33,000 people.


Facebook is an online social networking service, headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched in 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg and a group of fellow Harvard University students.


Owner of the world’s most visited website, Google has diversified into the software, technology and IT services markets to make it a giant within the telecoms industry. Google has an employee base of around 53,000 - mainly based at its Mountain Views headquarters - and total assets worth in excess of $131 billion (2014).


Hewlett-Packard is a US technology company based in Palo Alto, California. Often known as the founder of Silicon Valley, today HP provides hardware, software and services for the consumer and business to business sectors.