Effective October 1, 2012, QUALCOMM Incorporated completed a corporate reorganization in which the assets of certain of its businesses and groups, as well as the stock of certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries, were contributed to Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Learn more about these changes

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Jun Yamada

Chairman and President

Jun Yamada serves as senior vice president of Qualcomm and chairman and president of Qualcomm Japan since March 2009. In this role, Mr. Yamada is responsible for Qualcomm’s business operations in Japan and with Japanese licensees. Yamada previously served as chairman from June 2008, and was appointed to president in March 2005. Yamada began his carrier at Qualcomm Japan in 1998, when Qualcomm Japan Inc. was established. He worked on standards, new technology development, technology marketing, carrier and industry relations, promotion of application platform, BREW®, and so on.

Prior to joining Qualcomm Japan, Yamada served as technical director of AccessLine Technologies which founded One Number Service Inc., a NTT and NTT DOCOMO joint venture, and provided value-added telecommunication services to consumers. Yamada began his career at Matsushita Communication Industrial Co., Ltd., after graduating from the University of Tokyo in 1978. He was engaged in developing digital communication systems for land mobile and cellular, including systems for North America. He has Bachelor of Electronics Engineering.