Qualcomm: From Startup to Leadership in Technology and the Social Impact of 6.6 Billion Wireless Connections

Friday, 14 February 2014
Regency D (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Irwin Jacobs , Qualcomm, San Diego, CA
Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs is founding chairman and CEO Emeritus of Qualcomm. As CEO, Dr. Jacobs led Qualcomm's innovations in Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA), the technology underlying today's 3G mobile wireless networks. Dr. Jacobs will discuss his experiences with bringing a new technology to global markets and the evolution of wireless devices into ever-more-powerful intelligent devices. He will also discuss Qualcomm's Wireless Reach Social Initiatives including telemedicine, fishing, and education.