About Us

At work. At home. On the go. Connecting everything.®
Broadcom technology transforms how the world connects and communicates. A global innovation leader, Broadcom designs semiconductor solutions for the connected world. Consumers might never see Broadcom's products, but they rely on its technology every day when using a smartphone, a wireless network at home or at work, streaming music or movies, or connecting to content that has passed through a data center in the cloud.

Broadcom was founded by engineers in 1991.

Today, 75 percent of its more than 10,000 employees worldwide are engineers. Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) is a FORTUNE Global 500 company, and one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world. Broadcom has one of the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art products for seamless and secure transmissions of voice, video, data and multimedia. The company holds more than 10,700 U.S. and 3,700 foreign patents.

As one of the world's largest "fabless" semiconductor companies, Broadcom designs and develops products in laboratories and design centers around the world, and then works with independent chip-making facilities to manufacture them. Every second of every day, more than 60 new Broadcom-connected products come off an assembly line and join the growing Internet of Things.

New innovations, new products, new markets, new customers: Broadcom connects them all. At Broadcom, the company believes it takes more than just innovative products to measure its success and the value it provides to customers.

Facts + Stats

  • Founded: 1991
  • Stock Symbol: BRCM(NASDAQ)
  • President, CEO and Board Member:
    Scott A. McGregor
  • Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, CTO:
    Henry Samueli
  • 2014 Revenue: $8.43 billion
  • Q1 2015 Revenue: $2.06 billion
  • Top Honors:
    FORTUNE 500®
    Gartner Top 10 Semiconductor Company
    Business Insider Top 25 Best Employers in America
  • IP Portfolio Strength:
    Top 30 U.S. Patent Assignees, IFI Claims
    #9 in Semiconductor Industry, IEEE
    #2 Among Fabless Companies in Semiconductor
    Industry, IEEE
  • R&D Dollars Spending:
    #2 in R&D Intensity, FORTUNE
    ~$2.4 billion annual investment