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Amir Faintuch

President, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

Amir Faintuch serves as president of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. (QCA), where he oversees Qualcomm’s Networking, Connectivity and Infrastructure semiconductor businesses.

Faintuch previously served as senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Atheros’ Consumer Business Unit, consisting of the company’s wireless connectivity and location technologies targeted to the mobile, computing and consumer electronics businesses. In this role, he helped establish Qualcomm as a leader in these segments and successfully managed the integration of Atheros’ and Qualcomm’s respective teams, connectivity products and technologies following the 2011 Atheros acquisition.

Faintuch also held prior senior management roles at Atheros in which he led the advancement of Atheros as a leading connectivity provider for mobile phones and portable consumer electronics. Prior to joining Atheros in 2008, Faintuch led Texas Instruments’ business, marketing and product management of its Mobile Connectivity Solutions.

Faintuch holds dual master’s degrees in management with an emphasis in high technology from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and Tel-Aviv University’s Recanati School of Management. Faintuch also holds Bachelor of Science degrees in economics and business management from Haifa University in Israel.