SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ is a leading theme park and entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable its customers to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share. seaworldparks.com
SeaWorld has the good fortune of being located on beautiful Mission Bay. This awe inspiring location, expansive waterfront and adjacent coastal areas allow the park’s habitats and educational programs to impact the local community.
SeaWorld San Diego
Aquatica Chula Vista
Innovation is central to who we are at the University of California, San Diego. Students learn that knowledge isn’t just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory. UC San Diego is recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Our location is unparalleled, our impact unmistakable.
UC San Diego contributes more than $7 billion to the state economy every year. Our faculty, staff and alumni have started 650 companies during the last five decades, including many of the high-tech and biotech companies on the mesa.
Pradeep K. Khosla
UC San Diego
We have a many former UC San Diego (my alma mater) students working here, and we’re relocating our headquarters to be across the street from UCSD, which will make it even easier to access students and engage in collaborative research.
DockOn was founded in 2008 focusing on bringing Compound P&M Loop (CPL) antennas to the market. The main benefits of the CPL antenna technology, on top of the very high efficiency, is the ease of integration into mobile devices.
We moved our company to San Diego because of the rich talent pool... The density of companies in our space and the proximity to the Bay Area are also two key aspects that drove our decision.
Gregory Poilasne, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer,
D&K Engineering, founded in 1999, is a global contract R&D, engineering and manufacturing services company focused on developing and manufacturing complex electromechanical products and equipment. D&K Engineering enables organizations to decrease time-to-market, reduce cost and improve product quality. dkengineering.com
Not only does the region provide a talented pool of experienced workers, but its world-class university system, including UC San Diego, San Diego State University, the University of San Diego and others, continually provides a great pool of new engineering and business talent.
For 25 years, there has been great synergy between the University and our region. We have literally grown up together, coming of age as we have helped create, and were fed and nurtured by, regional businesses, organizations, schools, neighborhoods and cities.
Dr. Karen Haynes
Cal State San Marcos
ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and network access to virtually any location, including network systems and services for fixed and mobile satellite communications.
San Diego has a very strong foundation in the telecommunications arena. The strong military presence in San Diego also makes it an ideal location for our government businesses. The weather is a pretty nice perk too.
Vice President, General
There is an amazing camaraderie, warmth and authenticity about San Diego...There is no other city I’d rather work, play and live in because of our inclusive community spirit.
Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, they make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. Uber.com
Uber is a technology company at the intersection of lifestyle and logistics, and that’s definitely the case in San Diego. San Diego’s quality of life attracts ambitious, dynamic and tech-savvy people from across the country and the world.
General Manager, San Diego
Ace Parking was founded in 1950 and is one of the largest privately held parking companies in the country. Headquartered in San Diego, Ace Parking manages over 450 locations coast to coast, servicing nearly 250,000 customers per day. aceparking.com
When I travel across the country to do business, it’s great to say that I'm from San Diego and that's where my company’s corporate headquarters are. San Diego is a Mega Gateway Region to the Pacific and the rest of the world, thriving with innovation.
Keith B. Jones
Managing Principal & Partner
National Geographic Channel features San Diego, one of only four cities in the world and the only U.S. city on the list, in its acclaimed documentary series "World's Smart Cities".Learn More
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