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Isaac Babbs

Vice President and General Manager

Isaac Babbs is a long-time mobile, technology, media and entertainment executive with over 25 years of experience. Babbs joined Qualcomm to lead Qualcomm Services Labs as VP/GM. Qualcomm Services Labs is an internal incubator for commercializing and launching mobile services from within the Company.

Prior to Qualcomm, Babbs was founder, CEO, & chairman of Tapatap, Inc., a leading mobile social games company which he sold in March 2009.

Before Tapatap, Babbs served as VP/GM of InfoSpace Mobile Games, where he headed the Atlas Studio. Before InfoSpace, Babbs was founder, president and CEO of Atlas Mobile, Inc. a mobile gaming company specializing in multiplayer tournament games for prizes that was acquired by InfoSpace, Inc. in July 2004. While at Atlas Mobile, Babbs successfully led the company in launching the largest and fastest growing multiplayer tournament-for-prizes service in world with over 13 million tournament games played in its first year. Babbs conceived the idea to create and implement Atlas’ unique tournament for prizes system.

Prior to Atlas Mobile, Babbs was president of Sorrent (which became Glu Mobile), a leading mobile game company where he was responsible for all business aspects of the company including carrier distribution, publishing, marketing and business development. He was also responsible for signing and launching basketball star Yao Ming as the first major professional athlete to make his electronic character debut in a cell phone game.

Prior to Sorrent, Isaac was an executive at Macromedia where he co-founded shockwave.com US and shockwave.com Japan, the #1 interactive entertainment sites in their countries. Isaac was also GM/VP of Macromedia’s audio/video division which he led and then successfully sold to Apple Computer. The division’s main product, Final Cut Pro, is the world leader in non-linear video editing.

Prior to Macromedia, Babbs was vice president of entertainment marketing at Silicon Graphics, Inc., where he leveraged SGI’s technology and brand to grow the company’s share of the global entertainment content creation and production market. Babbs also held senior management positions at Alias/Wavefront, an SGI company, and Alias Research, Inc., leading providers of 3D animation and design software for the entertainment and design industries.

Babbs started his professional career at Hewlett-Packard and has a BA in Chemistry from the University of Oregon. Babbs is based in Silicon Valley where he interfaces on a regular basis with the Valley’s leading technology companies, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, but also spends a significant amount of time on Qualcomm’s San Diego campus.