Sorrento Valley Employers
Many prominent and internationally recognized companies have been attracted to this part of San Diego, creating a dynamic business, technological and research environment. At its center is the San Diego Tech Center.
Development of the area began in the 1980s with a series of industrial parks and there is a particular concentration of businesses in the fields of telecommunications, wireless applications, and biotechnology research in Sorrento Valley today. Some of the companies that have found their home in this neighborhood include Qualcomm, General Atomics, NextWave Wireless, Genesee Scientific, Apricus Biosciences, Illumina, InvivoGen, NuVasive, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc, Gen-Probe, Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Nokia.