Board of Directors

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs

Executive Chairman, Qualcomm Incorporated

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs | Executive Chairman, Qualcomm Incorporated

Dr. Jacobs is Executive Chairman of Qualcomm Incorporated, where he is responsible for helping guide the development of new technologies and Qualcomm’s long-term opportunities. A leader in the field of mobile communications for more than 25 years and a key architect of Qualcomm’s strategic vision, Dr. Jacobs spearheaded Qualcomm’s efforts to develop and commercialize mobile technology breakthroughs that have significantly contributed to the growth of both the company and the industry. As an innovative leader of a broad range of technical teams, Dr. Jacobs has been granted more than 50 patents for his inventions in the areas of wireless technology and devices. Dr. Jacobs received his Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate, in electrical engineering, from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Jacobs is a recipient of a number of industry, academic and corporate leadership awards.