Santa Clara is home to Intel’s corporate headquarters
Investment and Innovation
Intel has approximately 13,000 employees in California at two major sites in Santa Clara and Folsom. Additional research and development sites are located in Irvine and San Diego, with a specific focus on innovative areas such as mobile computing, security, graphics, and cloud computing.
Santa Clara is home to Intel’s corporate headquarters and the flagship Intel Museum, which showcases more than 40 years of Intel innovations. The Santa Clara site is involved in engineering, design, research and development, and software engineering, and houses several corporate organizations, including sales and marketing, legal, supply network, and human resources. With more than 7,000 employees, Intel is one of the largest employers in Santa Clara.
The Folsom site is a center of excellence for graphics, chipsets, research and development, and solid state drives, delivering innovative technology and support for phones, tablets, and client platforms. Intel is Folsom’s largest private-sector employer with about 6,000 employees, and is one of the Sacramento region's top 5 private employers.