Gafcon is a project management firm behind some of San Diego's most iconic locations, including Petco Park. With more than 100 employees in Southern California, the firm aspires to build vibrant communities. Gafcon.com
One of the great things about San Diego is that it’s small enough to build relationships, yet large enough for opportunity. San Diego businesses are also very supportive of the community at large.
Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen
San Diego has one of the most diversified economies in the world with a phenomenal bench of intellectual talent.
Vice President, Southern California
Development & Investments
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Innovative high-tech and life science companies have found a home in San Diego, and world-class research universities and exciting startup businesses continue to shape our economic landscape.
Ignacio De La Torre
WD-40 Company is a global consumer products company dedicated to delivering unique, high-value and easy-to-use solutions for a wide variety of maintenance needs of "doer" and "on-the-job" users. The company markets products in 187 countries under the WD-40®, 3-IN-ONE® and BLUE WORKS®, X-14®, 2000 Flushes®, Carpet Fresh®, No Vac®, Spot Shot®, 1001®, Lava® and Solvol® brand names. wd40.com
San Diego’s where WD-40® Multi-Use Product got its start in the aerospace industry 60 years ago. It’s a good city to be in if you’re an international business as I can be on a call with London in the morning and with Shanghai in the afternoon. We like to say ‘the sun never sets on WD-40 Company.’
President & CEO
Founded in 1989, AIS (American Internet Services) provides tailored data center and cloud service solutions to companies that require the best in security, compliance, connectivity, and customer service. Our mission is to provide innovative and trusted enterprise-class IT infrastructure solutions that enable clients to focus on their core business. From cloud, colocation, and network connectivity to disaster recovery, high availability, and cyber security, AIS makes it easy for clients to get the IT services they need. americanis.net
AIS chose San Diego because of the great weather, the well-diversified economy, and the large number of fast-growing businesses with urgent requirements for high-quality bandwidth and IT infrastructure services. As a telecom, life sciences, and defense industry hub, San Diego is the ideal location for AIS' headquarters.
Carrier Johnson + Culture is a global architecture/design and strategy firm. Instead of building spaces from the ground up, they design from the inside out. carrierjohnson.com
San Diego is a vibrant business accelerator, attracting the best and brightest to its shores. We will always be a world-class vacation destination, but we are also a world-class business hub.
Principal Managing Partner
Carrier Johnson + Culture
We’ve handled 15 IPOs in the last two years which illustrates the dynamic business atmosphere here in San Diego. It’s a continuous cycle. As soon as one ship launches, there’s always a new fleet of innovative companies ready to pull into port.
Principal & CSO
Barney & Barney
a Marsh & McLennan Agency
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.
Manpower is a world leader in employment services, creating and delivering services that enable job seekers and employers to win in the changing world of work.
Manpower is excited about the potential for growth - not only throughout the soon to be eight states in which the company operate franchises, but also about San Diego’s continued potential as a global economic hub.
As a global language technology software company with offices in San Diego (as well as Seoul and Paris), we leverage our location to attract the best technicians and software developers on the market.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
530 B. Street, 7th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101