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100 Best Companies To Work For In California

We hand-curated a list of the best companies to work for headquartered in and around California using data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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1

Chevron

Zippia Score 5.0

Company Description:

Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation. One of the successor companies of Standard Oil, it is headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries. Chevron is engaged in every aspect of the oil, natural gas, and geothermal energy industries, including hydrocarbon exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world's largest oil companies; as of 2017, it ranked nineteenth in the Fortune 500 list of the top US closely held and public corporations and sixteenth on the Fortune Global 500 list of the top 500 corporations worldwide. It was also one of the Seven Sisters that dominated the global petroleum industry from the mid-1940s to the 1970s.

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Twitter

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Twitter (/ˈtwɪtər/) is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets". Tweets were originally restricted to 140 characters, but on November 7, 2017, this limit was doubled for all languages except Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. Registered users can post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through its website interface, through Short Message Service (SMS) or mobile-device application software ("app"). Twitter, Inc. is based in San Francisco, California, and has more than 25 offices around the world.

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PayPal

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites, and other commercial users, for which it charges a small fee in exchange for benefits such as one-click transactions and password memory.

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Pinnacle Foods Inc

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Highlights:

Yeah food!! Hell yeah. Food is good.

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5

Edwards Lifesciences

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Edwards Lifesciences is an American medical equipment company specializing in artificial heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. It is mostly known for a transcatheter aortic heart valve made of bovine tissue within a collapsible stainless-steel stent, deployed via catheter. Their SAPIEN product is an FDA-approved device for percutaneous aortic valve replacement. It is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol EW.

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Virgin America

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Making flying good again. Check out our app http://vgn.am/appydance. For official complaints please visit us at http://vgn.am/GstHlp or ring 1-877-359-8474. And now, a little community standards heads up...Please refrain from posting personal inf...

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VMware

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

VMware, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies that provides cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services. It was the first commercially successful company to virtualize the x86 architecture.

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8

Wells Fargo

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country. It is the world's second-largest bank by market capitalization and the third largest bank in the U.S. by total assets. In July 2015, Wells Fargo became the world's largest bank by market capitalization, edging past ICBC, before slipping behind JPMorgan Chase in September 2016, in the wake of a scandal involving the creation of over 2 million fake bank accounts by Wells Fargo employees. Wells Fargo surpassed Citigroup Inc. to become the third-largest U.S. bank by assets at the end of 2015. Wells Fargo is the second-largest bank in deposits, home mortgage servicing, and debit cards.

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Korn Ferry

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Korn Ferry International, is a leading global leadership, people and organizational advisory firm headquartered in Los Angeles.

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Sutter Health

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Sutter Health is a not-for-profit health system in Northern California, headquartered in Sacramento. It includes doctors, hospitals and other health care services in more than 100 Northern California cities and towns. Major service lines of Sutter Health-affiliated hospitals include cardiac care, women’s and children’s services, cancer care, orthopedics and advanced patient safety technology.

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NVIDIA

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Nvidia Corporation (/ɛnˈvɪdiə/ en-VID-ee-ə; most commonly referred to as Nvidia, stylized as NVIDIA, or (due to their logo) nVIDIA) is an American technology company incorporated in Delaware and based in Santa Clara, California. It designs graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units (SoCs) for the mobile computing and automotive market. Its primary GPU product line, labeled "GeForce", is in direct competition with Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD) "Radeon" products. Nvidia expanded its presence in the gaming industry with its handheld Shield Portable, Shield Tablet and Shield Android TV.

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Palo Alto Networks

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is a network and enterprise security company based in Santa Clara, California. The company’s core products are a platform that includes advanced firewalls designed to provide network security, visibility, and granular control of network activity based on application, user, and content identification and cloud-based offerings that extend those firewalls to cover other aspects of security. In 2017, Palo Alto Networks announced the availability of its new cloud-based service Logging Services, allowing customers to amass their own data. In 2018, Palo Alto Networks introduces Global Cyber range initiatives to prevent sophisticated cyberattacks. The facility within Palo Alto Networks Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters will open in Amsterdam, becoming the first Cyber Range location.

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13

Chegg

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Chegg, Inc. is an American online textbook rental company based in Santa Clara, California, that specializes in online textbook rentals (both in physical and digital formats), homework help, online tutoring, scholarships and internship matching. It is meant to help students in high school and college. It also owns citation services EasyBib, Citation Machine, BibMe, and Cite This For Me. The company was created in the United States by three Iowa State University students in 2001 and was founded by entrepreneur Aayush Phumbhra. The name Chegg is a portmanteau of the words chicken and egg, based on the founders' experience after graduating from college; they could not land a job without experience, but could not get experience without a job.

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Facebook

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.

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First Republic Bank

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

First Republic Bank Corporation was an American bank based in Texas. Founded as the Guaranty Bank and Trust Company in 1920, in 1922 it assumed the name Republic National Bank of Dallas. Afterwards the bank acquired several banks and invested in others, and changed its name several times. By 1948 Republic had grown to become the largest bank in Texas. The bank failed in 1988, during the savings and loan crisis. In 1988 NCNB Corporation acquired First RepublicBank and in 1991 changed its name to NationsBank.

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Pacific Life

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Pacific Life Insurance Company is an American insurance company providing life insurance products, annuities, and mutual funds, and offers a variety of investment products and services to individuals, businesses, and pension plans. Pacific Life also counts more than half of the 100 largest U.S. companies as clients.

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BNP Paribas

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

BNP Paribas is a French international banking group with a presence in 75 countries. It was formed through the merger of Banque Nationale de Paris (BNP) and Paribas in 2000, but has a corporate identity stretching back to its first foundation in 1848 as a national bank. It is one of three major international French banks, along with Société Générale and Le Crédit Lyonnais. The group is listed on the first market of Euronext Paris and a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index, while it also included in the French CAC 40 index.

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18

Charles Schwab

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

The Charles Schwab Corporation is a bank and brokerage firm, based in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1971 by Charles R. Schwab and is one of the largest banks in the United States and is one of the largest brokerage firms in the United States. The company provides services for individuals and institutions that are investing online. The company offers an electronic trading platform for the purchase and sale of financial securities including common stocks, preferred stocks, futures contracts, exchange-traded funds, options, mutual funds, and fixed income investments. It also provides margin lending, and cash management services, as well as services through registered investment advisers.

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Adobe

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Adobe Systems Incorporated (/əˈdoʊbiː/ ədohbee), commonly known as Adobe, is an American multinational computer software company. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, United States. Adobe has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more recent foray towards rich Internet application software development. It is best known for Photoshop, an image editing software, Acrobat Reader, the Portable Document Format (PDF), and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as its successor, Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) is a law firm in the United States that specializes in business, securities, and intellectual property law. The firm's Senior Partner and Founder Larry Sonsini, is well known as an attorney and advisor to technology companies.

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eBay

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Buy and sell electronics, cars, fashion apparel, collectibles, sporting goods, digital cameras, baby items, coupons, and everything else on eBay, the world's online marketplace

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Varian Medical Systems

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Varian Medical Systems (VAR) of Palo Alto, California, USA, is a radiation oncology treatments and software maker. Their medical devices include linear accelerators and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. The company supplies software for managing cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers, and medical oncology practices. Varian is a supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical diagnostics, dentistry, veterinary care, scientific, security, industrial inspection including high-energy X-ray technology for cargo screening. Varian Medical Systems employs more than 6,600 people at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and China and approximately 70 sales globally.

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Workday

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Workday, Inc. is an on‑demand (cloud-based) financial management and human capital management software vendor. It was founded by David Duffield, founder and former CEO of ERP company PeopleSoft, and former PeopleSoft chief strategist Aneel Bhusri following Oracle's hostile takeover of PeopleSoft in 2005. In October 2012, it launched a successful initial public offering that valued the company at $9.5 billion.

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Informatica

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Informatica is a software development company founded in 1993 . It is headquartered in Redwood City, California. Its core products include Enterprise Cloud Data Management and Data Integration. It was co-founded by Gaurav Dhillon and Diaz Nesamoney. Anil Chakravarthy is the company's CEO.

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Google

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more. Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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Kaiser Permanente

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Kaiser Permanente (/ˈkaɪzər pɜːrməˈnɛnteɪ/; KP) is an American integrated managed care consortium, based in Oakland, California, United States, founded in 1945 by industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and physician Sidney Garfield. Kaiser Permanente is made up of three distinct but interdependent groups of entities: the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (KFHP) and its regional operating subsidiaries; Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; and the regional Permanente Medical Groups. As of 2017, Kaiser Permanente operates in eight states (Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia) and the District of Columbia, and is the largest managed care organization in the United States.

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Move

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Move, Inc. is a real estate listing company based in Santa Clara, California. The company operates the Move Network of real estate websites, the largest of which is Realtor.com. Move has a longstanding partnership with the National Association of Realtors, the real estate industry's largest trade association, for operating Realtor.com.

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Visa

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Visa Inc. (/ˈviːzə/ or /ˈviːsə/) (also known as Visa, stylized as VISA) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States. It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, most commonly through Visa-branded credit cards, gift cards, and debit cards. Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers; rather, Visa provides financial institutions with Visa-branded payment products that they then use to offer credit, debit, prepaid and cash-access programs to their customers. In 2015, the Nilson Report, a publication that tracks the credit card industry, found that Visa's global network (known as VisaNet) processed 100 billion transactions during 2014 with a total volume of US$6.8 trillion.

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Broadcom

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. is an American technology company specializing in data and storage networking products, now a subsidiary of Broadcom Inc. Originally known for its Fibre Channel storage networks, the company expanded include a wide range of products marketed as third platform technologies. Offerings included routers and network switches for data center, campus and carrier environments, IP and Fibre Channel storage network fabrics; Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) markets such as a commercial edition of the OpenDaylight Project controller; and network management software that spans physical and virtual devices.

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Infineon Technologies

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Infineon Technologies AG is a German semiconductor manufacturer founded on 1 April 1999, when the semiconductor operations of the parent company Siemens AG were spun off to form a separate legal entity.

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Accuray

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Accuray technologies Innovates patient-first cancer treatment, empowering treatment teams around the world to transform the fight against cancer — improving clinical and economic outcomes through a singular focus on making cancer treatment as precise a...

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CRC

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) is an independent company and leading producer of oil and natural gas focused exclusively on California.

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Apple

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. The company's hardware products include the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player, the Apple Watch smartwatch, the Apple TV digital media player, and the HomePod smart speaker. Apple's software includes the macOS and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media player, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites, as well as professional applications like Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, and Xcode. Its online services include the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store and Mac App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud.

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34

Cisco

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products. Through its numerous acquired subsidiaries, such as OpenDNS, WebEx, Jabber and Jasper, Cisco specializes into specific tech markets, such as Internet of Things (IoT), domain security and energy management.

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35

Cepheid

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Cepheid Inc (NASDAQ: CPHD) is an American molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures and markets fully integrated systems for testing in the clinical market, and for application in its original non-clinical market. The company’s systems enable rapid, sophisticated molecular testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases by automating otherwise complex manual laboratory procedures. It was the winner of 2006 Industrial Design Excellence Awards for its product, Reagent Bead Dispenser. It won the federal contract by "MRSA Reagent Test Kits" in 2012. One of the company's customers is U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Danaher acquired Cepheid on November 4, 2016.

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Genomic Health

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Learn more about Genomic Health’s life changing work, transforming treatment decisions and outcomes in cancer delivering clinically actionable diagnostics and services.

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37

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Kratos Defense is a leading provider of Advanced Engineering, Security and Surveillance, IT Services and War Fighter Solutions for the federal government, and for state and local agencies.

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38

Intuit

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Intuit Inc. is a business and financial software company that develops and sells financial, accounting, and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants, and individuals. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. More than 95% of its revenues and earnings come from its activities within the United States.

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John Muir Health

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

John Muir Health is an integrated system of doctors, hospitals and other services providing the highest quality patient care every day through the contributions of our physicians, employees and volunteers.

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Salesforce

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Salesforce.com, Inc. (styled in its logo as salesƒorce; abbreviated usually as SF or SFDC) is an American cloud computing company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Though its revenue comes from a customer relationship management (CRM) product, Salesforce also sells commercial applications of social networking through acquisition and internal development.

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TIBCO Software

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

TIBCO Software Inc. is an American company that provides integration, analytics and event-processing software for companies to use on-premises or as part of cloud computing environments. The software manages information, decisions, processes and applications for over 10,000 customers.

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42

Gilead Sciences

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Gilead Sciences, Inc., commonly known as Gilead Sciences or Gilead (also styled GILEAD), is an American biopharmaceutical company that researches, develops and commercializes drugs. The company focuses primarily on antiviral drugs used in the treatment of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and influenza, including Harvoni and Sovaldi.

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43

Juniper Networks

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Juniper Networks, Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California that develops and markets networking products. Its products include routers, switches, network management software, network security products and software-defined networking technology.

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OneWest Bank

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

CIT Bank, National Association provides a suite of banking products and services to individual or business needs. Its personal banking products and services include personal, premium, and OneAccount checking accounts; personal savings, premium money market, and green savings accounts; custom term certificates of deposit (CDs) and online CDs; credit cards; jumbo loans, adjustable-rate mortgage, and fixed-rate mortgage; and homme refinancing services. The company�s business banking products and services include checking accounts, money market savings accounts, and business CDs; account management, collections, disbursement, and managing risks; and SBA 7(a), SBA 504, and owner-occupied commercial real estate loans to meet the needs of California�s growing small businesses. In addition, it offers private banking services to a diverse client base, including entrepreneurs, executives, high-net-worth individuals and families, real estate investors, professional services firms, and their partners; and estate administration services that include organizing estate assets, coordinating legal documents and financial instruments, coordination with attorneys and accountants, lifetime financial assistance, and estate wind-down and distribution. Further, the company provides customized advisory services for pre-retiree, retiree, business owner, family steward/head of household, fiduciary/trustee, and heir needs. CIT Bank, National Association was formerly known as OneWest Bank N.A. and changed its name to CIT Bank, National Association in August 2015. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Pasadena, California with branches in San Marino, Hastings Ranch, Glendale, Arcadia, Fourth and Vermont, Burbank and Bradbury-Duarte. CIT Bank, National Association operates as a subsidiary of CIT Group Inc. As of August 3, 2015, CIT Bank, National Association operates as a subsidiary of CIT Group Inc..

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. is an American biotechnology company headquartered in San Rafael, California. It has offices and facilities in the United States, South America, Asia, and Europe. BioMarin's core business and research is in enzyme replacement therapies (ERTs). BioMarin was the first company to provide therapeutics for mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I), by manufacturing laronidase (Aldurazyme, commercialized by Genzyme Corporation). BioMarin was also the first company to provide therapeutics for phenylketonuria (PKU).

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Verifone

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Verifone is an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Jose, California, that provides technology for electronic payment transactions and value-added services at the point-of-sale.

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Electronic Arts

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California. Founded and incorporated on May 28, 1982 by Trip Hawkins, the company was a pioneer of the early home computer games industry and was notable for promoting the designers and programmers responsible for its games. As of September 2017, Electronic Arts is the second-largest gaming company in the Americas and Europe by revenue and market capitalization after Activision Blizzard and ahead of Take-Two Interactive, and Ubisoft. The company has sparked controversies over its advertising efforts, frequent use of microtransactions in its games, and acquisition of other studios.

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Keenan

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

The largest independent insurance broker in California, Keenan is dedicated to providing innovative insurance products and services to schools, community colleges, municipalities, and healthcare organizations. Keenan insurance programs include employee...

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Netflix

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Netflix /ˈnɛtflɪks/ is an American entertainment company that provides streaming media, video-on-demand online, and DVD by mail. It was founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California. In 2013, Netflix expanded into film and television production as well as online distribution. It is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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Fortinet

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Fortinet is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It develops and markets cybersecurity software, appliances and services, such as firewalls, anti-virus, intrusion prevention and endpoint security, among others. It is the fourth-largest network security company by revenue.

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TriNet

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

TriNet provides industry-tailored HR solutions to small and midsize businesses with exceptional human resources services. Focus on what makes your business amazing.

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52

Xilinx

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Xilinx, Inc. (/ˈzaɪlɪŋks/ ZY-links) is an American technology company, primarily a supplier of programmable logic devices. It is known for inventing the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) and as the first semiconductor company with a fabless manufacturing model.

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Pacific Western Bank

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

PacWest Bancorp (PacWest) is a bank holding company with $5.3 billion in assets as of March 31, 2013, with one wholly-owned banking

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54

NetApp

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

NetApp, Inc. is a hybrid cloud data services company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It has ranked in the Fortune 500 since 2012. Founded in 1992 with an IPO in 1995, NetApp offers hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation.

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Restoration Hardware

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Restoration Hardware is an American home-furnishings company headquartered in Corte Madera, California. The company sells its merchandise through its retail stores, catalog, and online. As of November 1, 2014, the company operated a total of 59 galleri...

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Microsemi

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Microsemi Corporation is an Aliso Viejo, California-based provider of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace & defense, communications, data center and industrial markets.

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Postmates

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Postmates is a logistics company that operates a network of couriers who deliver goods locally.

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58

Southern California Edison

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Southern California Edison (or SCE Corp), the largest subsidiary of Edison International, is the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California, USA. It provides 14 million people with electricity across a service territory of approximately 50,000 square miles. However, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, San Diego Gas & Electric, Imperial Irrigation District, and some smaller municipal utilities serve substantial portions of the southern California territory. The northern part of the state is generally served by the Pacific Gas & Electric Company of San Francisco.

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Shutterfly

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Create photo books, personalize photo cards & stationery, and share photos with family and friends at Shutterfly.com.

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Amgen

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Amgen Inc. (formerly Applied Molecular Genetics Inc.) is an American multinational biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. Located in the Conejo Valley, Amgen is the world's largest independent biotechnology firm. In 2013, the company's largest selling product lines were Neulasta/Neupogen, two closely related drugs used to prevent infections in patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy; and Enbrel, a tumor necrosis factor blocker used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. Other products include Epogen, Aranesp, Sensipar/Mimpara, Nplate, Vectibix, Prolia and XGEVA.

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Seagate

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Seagate Technology PLC (commonly referred to as Seagate) is an American data storage company. It was incorporated in 1978, as Shugart Technology. Since 2010, the company is incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Cupertino, California, United States. Stephen J. Luczo is the current Chairman of the board of directors and David Mosley is CEO. In January 2009, Luczo, Seagate's chairman, was appointed president and chief executive officer, returning him to the role he held at Seagate from 1998 to 2004. On Oct 2, 2017 COO David Mosley was appointed CEO and Luczo stepped down from that role.

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Alliance Health Care Services

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Comprehensive radiology, interventional healthcare and oncology services and joint venture opportunities.

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Stanford Health Care

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Stanford Health Care delivers the highest levels of care and compassion. SHC treats cancer, heart disease, brain disorders, primary care issues, and many more.

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Hitachi Vantara

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Hitachi Vantara brings cost-effective path for your digital transformation with it's internet of things (IoT), cloud, application, big data and analytics solutions.

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Blue Shield of California

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Login or become a Blue Shield of California member and explore providers, plans and member benefits

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Applied Materials

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Applied Materials, Inc. is an American corporation that supplies equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of semiconductor (integrated circuit) chips for electronics, flat panel displays for computers, smartphones and televisions, and solar products. The company also supplies equipment to produce coatings for flexible electronics, packaging and other applications. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.

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Netgear

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Netgear Inc. (stylized NETGEAR) is a global computer networking company based in San Jose, California, in the United States, with additional offices in around 25 other countries. It produces networking hardware for consumers, businesses, and service providers. The company operates in three business segments: retail, commercial, and as a service provider.

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FireEye

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

FireEye, Inc. is a publicly listed enterprise cybersecurity company that provides products and services to protect against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing. Founded in 2004, the company is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

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Silicon Valley Bank

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Silicon Valley Bank, a subsidiary of SVB Financial Group, is a U.S.-based high-tech commercial bank. The bank has helped fund more than 30,000 start-ups. SVB is on the list of largest banks in the United States.

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Infinera

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Infinera empowers network operators to quickly deliver differentiated services by enabling an infinite pool of intelligent bandwidth. With the acquisition of Transmode, Infinera now offers an end-to-end packet-optical portfolio to fully address the WDM...

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Tesla

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Tesla, Inc. (formerly Tesla Motors) is an American multinational corporation that specializes in electric vehicles, energy storage and solar panel manufacturing based in Palo Alto, California. Founded in 2003, the company specializes in electric cars, lithium-ion battery energy storage, and residential photovoltaic panels (through the subsidiary company SolarCity). The additional products Tesla sells include the Tesla Powerwall and Powerpack batteries, solar panels and solar roof tiles.

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Actian

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Actian is a computer software company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, whose history is most closely associated with the Ingres database.

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FICO

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation), originally Fair, Isaac and Company, is a data analytics company based in San Jose, California focused on credit scoring services. It was founded by Bill Fair and Earl Isaac in 1956. Its FICO score, a measure of consumer credit risk, has become a fixture of consumer lending in the United States.

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74

Grubb & Ellis Company Inc

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Grubb & Ellis Company, Inc., a commercial real estate services and investment management company, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated real estate solutions, including transactions, management, consulting, and investment advisory services. It operates in three segments: Transaction Services, Investment Management, and Management Services. The Transaction Services segment advises buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants on the sale, leasing, and valuation of commercial property, including site selection, sale negotiations, needs analysis, occupancy projections, prospect qualification, pricing recommendations, long-term value consultation, tenant representation, and consulting services. The Investment Management segment provides services for acquisition, financing, and disposition for investment programs; dealer-manager services; and sponsors real estate investment programs to invest in real estate investment vehicles, including tax-deferred 1031 TIC exchanges, public non-traded REITs, and real estate investment funds to individuals and institutions. The Management Services segment provides property, facility, asset, construction, business, and engineering management services to corporate and institutional clients; and consulting services, including feasibility studies, exit strategies, market forecasts, appraisals, strategic planning, and research services. This segment also manages properties such as headquarters, office space, industrial facilities, manufacturing and warehousing facilities, data centers, retail outlets, and multi-family properties for real estate users and investors. Grubb & Ellis Company, Inc. was founded in 1958 and is based in Santa Ana, California.

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75

Hulu

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Hulu (stylized as hulu) is an American subscription video on demand service owned by Hulu LLC, a joint venture with The Walt Disney Company (through Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International) (30%), 21st Century Fox (30%), Comcast (through NBCUniversal) (30%), and as of August 10, 2016, Time Warner (through Turner Broadcasting System) (10%). Through an acquisition announced in December 2017, Disney will acquire Fox's partial ownership, giving it a majority stake if the deal closes.

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76

Deckers Brands

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Deckers Brands is a footwear designer and distributor based in Goleta, California, United States, founded in 1973 by University of California, Santa Barbara alumni Doug Otto and Karl F. Lopker. In 1975, the company was incorporated in California under the name Deckers Corporation. In October 1993, Deckers initiated a public offering of stock in its company.

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77

FibroGen

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

FibroGen creates first-in-class medicines to treat chronic and life-threatening conditions such as anemia, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and pancreatic cancer.

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78

West Marine

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Shop the official West Marine Store to find over 100,000 products in stock for boating, sailing, fishing, or paddling. Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. Shop with confidence - get...

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79

Oracle

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. The company specializes primarily in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems and enterprise software products — particularly its own brands of database management systems. In 2015, Oracle was the second-largest software maker by revenue, after Microsoft.

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80

Exponent

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Exponent (formerly Failure Analysis Associates) is an American engineering and scientific consulting firm. Exponent has a multidisciplinary team of scientists, physicians, engineers, and business consultants which performs research and analysis in more than 90 technical disciplines. The company operates 20 offices in the United States and five offices overseas.

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81

Genesys

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Genesys, (also known as Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.), is a company that sells customer experience and call center technology to mid-sized and large businesses. It sells both cloud-based and on-premises software. Genesys is headquartered in Daly City, California and has offices in Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The company was founded in 1990 and was most recently acquired by Permira Funds and Technology Crossover Ventures in February 2012.

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82

Agilent Technologies

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Agilent Technologies is an American public research, development and manufacturing company established in 1999 as a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard. The resulting IPO of Agilent stock was the largest in the history of Silicon Valley at the time.

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83

Hortonworks

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

The Hortonworks data management platform and solutions for big data analysis is the ultimate cost-effective and open-source architecture for all types of data.

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84

McKesson

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

McKesson Corporation is an American healthcare company distributing pharmaceuticals and providing health information technology, medical supplies, and care management tools. The company had revenues of $198.5 billion in 2017.

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85

Proofpoint

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Proofpoint is an enterprise security company based in Sunnyvale, California that provides software as a service and products for inbound email security, outbound data loss prevention, social media, mobile devices, digital risk, email encryption, electronic discovery ("eDiscovery”), and email archiving. It claims over half of the Fortune 100 as users of its solutions.

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86

AMD

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets. While initially it manufactured its own processors, the company later outsourced its manufacturing, a practice known as fabless, after GlobalFoundries was spun off in 2009. AMD's main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers, and embedded systems applications.

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87

Ingram Micro

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Ingram Micro is a distributor of information technology products. The company ranked 64th in the 2016 Fortune 500.

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88

City National Bank

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

City National Bank is a regional bank headquartered in Newark, New Jersey with four branches in the New York metropolitan area. According to the June, 2011 issue of Black Enterprise magazine, it is the seventh largest African-American owned and operated commercial bank in the United States.

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89

Mitchell

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Mitchell International, Inc. is an American company based in San Diego, CA, which develops software used by the automotive industry to manage collision and medical claims, parts and labor estimates, and glass replacement quotes. Mitchell operates throughout the United States and Canada, and processes more than 50 million transactions a year for more than 300 insurance companies, more than 30,000 collision repair facilities, independent adjusters, and other vehicle repair participants.

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90

Bloom Energy

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

The official Facebook Page of Bloom Energy. We make clean, reliable energy affordable. Our unique on-site power generation systems utilize an innovative fuel cell technology with roots in NASA’s Mars program. http://www.bloomenergy.com

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91

Public Storage

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Public Storage is an American international self storage company headquartered in Glendale, California, that is run as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It is the largest brand of self-storage services in the US. In 2008, it was the largest of four publicly traded storage REITs. There are more than 2,200 Public Storage self-storage locations in the US, Canada and Europe. It also owns 42 percent of an office parks subsidiary, sells packing supplies, and provides other services. As a REIT, it is owned by real estate investors, who receive more than 90 percent of the company's profits as a return-on-investment.

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92

QuinStreet

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

The Leader in Vertical Marketing and Media Online

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93

ViaSat

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Viasat Inc. is a communications company based in Carlsbad, California, with additional operations across the United States and worldwide. Viasat is a provider of high-speed satellite broadband services and secure networking systems covering military and commercial markets. Over the past 30 years, Viasat has grown from a company of 3 to more than 4,500 employees across 10 countries and 26 office locations. More than just a satellite manufacturer, Viasat provides broadband internet services for business, residential, commercial aviation, business aviation, and defense systems and products to the United States government. The global growing demand for broadband internet continues to be the driving factor for Viasat's satellite launches, ViaSat-1, in 2011, its second satellite, ViaSat-2, on June 1, 2017 and ViaSat-3, a high-capacity three satellite class, expected to launch in 2020.

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94

Levi Strauss & Co.

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Levi Strauss & Co. /ˌliːvaɪ ˈstraʊs/ is a privately held American clothing company known worldwide for its Levi's /ˌliːvaɪz/ brand of denim jeans. It was founded in May 1853 when German immigrant Levi Strauss came from Buttenheim, Bavaria, to San Francisco, California to open a west coast branch of his brothers' New York dry goods business. The company's corporate headquarters is located in the Levi's Plaza in San Francisco.

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95

Beckman Coulter

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Beckman Coulter Inc., is an American company that makes biomedical laboratory instruments. Founded by Caltech professor Arnold O. Beckman in 1935 as National Technical Laboratories to commercialize a pH meter that he had invented, the company eventually grew to employ over 10,000 people, with $2.4 billion in annual sales by 2004. Its current headquarters are in Brea, California.

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96

Nektar Therapeutics

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Nektar Therapeutics (Nektar) is an American biopharmaceutical company. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in San Francisco, California. The company develops new drug candidates by applying its proprietary PEGylation and advanced polymer conjugate technologies to modify chemical structure of substances. It is a technology supplier to a number of pharmaceutical companies including Affymax, Amgen, Merck, Pfizer and UCB Pharma, etc. The company developed the world's first inhalable non-injectable insulin, Exubera, which was awarded as the bronze award by Wall Street Journal for its technological breakthrough.

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97

Intel

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip makers based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers (PCs). Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactures motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.

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98

KLA-Tencor

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

KLA-Tencor Corporation is a global capital equipment company based in Milpitas, California. It supplies process control and yield management systems for the semiconductor industry and other related nanoelectronics industries. The company's products and services are intended for all phases of wafer, reticle, integrated circuit (IC) and packaging production, from research and development to final volume manufacturing.

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99

SpaceX

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., doing business as SpaceX, is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has since developed the Falcon launch vehicle family and the Dragon spacecraft family, which both currently deliver payloads into Earth orbit.

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100

Yahoo

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc.. The original Yahoo! company was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 2, 1995. Yahoo was one of the pioneers of the early Internet era in the 1990s.

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Detailed List Of The Best Companies In California

Rank Company Zippia Score
1 Chevron 5.0
2 Twitter 4.9
3 PayPal 4.9
4 Pinnacle Foods Inc 4.9
5 Edwards Lifesciences 4.9
6 Virgin America 4.9
7 VMware 4.9
8 Wells Fargo 4.9
9 Korn Ferry 4.9
10 Sutter Health 4.9
11 NVIDIA 4.9
12 Palo Alto Networks 4.9
13 Chegg 4.9
14 Facebook 4.9
15 First Republic Bank 4.9
16 Pacific Life 4.9
17 BNP Paribas 4.9
18 Charles Schwab 4.9
19 Adobe 4.9
20 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 4.9
21 eBay 4.9
22 Varian Medical Systems 4.9
23 Workday 4.9
24 Informatica 4.9
25 Google 4.9
26 Kaiser Permanente 4.9
27 Move 4.9
28 Visa 4.9
29 Broadcom 4.9
30 Infineon Technologies 4.9
31 Accuray 4.9
32 CRC 4.9
33 Apple 4.9
34 Cisco 4.9
35 Cepheid 4.9
36 Genomic Health 4.9
37 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions 4.9
38 Intuit 4.9
39 John Muir Health 4.9
40 Salesforce 4.9
41 TIBCO Software 4.9
42 Gilead Sciences 4.9
43 Juniper Networks 4.9
44 OneWest Bank 4.9
45 BioMarin Pharmaceutical 4.9
46 Verifone 4.9
47 Electronic Arts 4.9
48 Keenan 4.9
49 Netflix 4.9
50 Fortinet 4.9
51 TriNet 4.9
52 Xilinx 4.9
53 Pacific Western Bank 4.9
54 NetApp 4.9
55 Restoration Hardware 4.9
56 Microsemi 4.9
57 Postmates 4.9
58 Southern California Edison 4.8
59 Shutterfly 4.8
60 Amgen 4.8
61 Seagate 4.8
62 Alliance Health Care Services 4.8
63 Stanford Health Care 4.8
64 Hitachi Vantara 4.8
65 Blue Shield of California 4.8
66 Applied Materials 4.8
67 Netgear 4.8
68 FireEye 4.8
69 Silicon Valley Bank 4.8
70 Infinera 4.8
71 Tesla 4.8
72 Actian 4.8
73 FICO 4.8
74 Grubb & Ellis Company Inc 4.8
75 Hulu 4.8
76 Deckers Brands 4.8
77 FibroGen 4.8
78 West Marine 4.8
79 Oracle 4.8
80 Exponent 4.8
81 Genesys 4.8
82 Agilent Technologies 4.8
83 Hortonworks 4.8
84 McKesson 4.8
85 Proofpoint 4.8
86 AMD 4.8
87 Ingram Micro 4.8
88 City National Bank 4.8
89 Mitchell 4.8
90 Bloom Energy 4.8
91 Public Storage 4.8
92 QuinStreet 4.8
93 ViaSat 4.8
94 Levi Strauss & Co. 4.8
95 Beckman Coulter 4.8
96 Nektar Therapeutics 4.8
97 Intel 4.8
98 KLA-Tencor 4.8
99 SpaceX 4.8
100 Yahoo 4.8

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