Most Valuable Employees

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-08-22T10:39:04Z

Photograph by Konrad Fiedler/Bloomberg

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Qualcomm Inc.

Rank: 10th

Market cap ($B): 106.63

Number of employees: 21,200

Industry: Communications Equipment

Market cap value per employee: 5,029,700

Qualcomm Inc. manufactures digital wireless-communications equipment. The company licenses its code division multiple access (CDMA) and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing access intellectual property to other companies. It produces CDMA-based integrated circuits, as well as equipment and software used to track workers and assets, plus software to enable wireless content.