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Peggy Johnson

Executive Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and President, Global Market Development

Peggy Johnson is executive vice president of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and president of global market development where she is responsible for commercializing new business opportunities and developing strategic relationships for the Company. Notably, she is responsible for the Company’s global marketing organization and oversees Qualcomm Labs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. that serves as an incubator focused on launching new businesses and products, as well as exploring new market segments for Qualcomm technologies. Johnson also serves as a member of Qualcomm’s executive committee.

In the 24 years Johnson has worked at Qualcomm, she has held positions in nearly every facet of the Company. She started her career as a software engineer within Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions and worked her way up to vice president of technology. She joined Qualcomm Consumer Products in 1997 as vice president of business development and was appointed vice president of sales shortly thereafter. Johnson then went on to serve as president of Qualcomm Internet Services and MediaFLO Technologies, where she was integral in establishing the foundation for bringing next-generation wireless technologies for mobile applications and mobile broadcast video to market.

Under her leadership, Qualcomm developed and commercially launched the BREW platform, which pioneered the world’s first large-scale mobile app store, helped developers monetize their applications and inspired the growth of a global ecosphere that has generated $3 billion in revenues to date.

Johnson most recently served as executive vice president of the Americas and India where she played an instrumental role in the global development and adoption of 3G wireless broadband technology and services in those regions.

Johnson represents the United States on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Advisory Council and serves as a board member for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. She has been recognized by multiple organizations, a few of which include, Connected World Magazine (“2014 Women of M2M List”), Women in Technology International (“2013 Hall of Fame Award”), STEM (“100 Women Leaders in STEM, 2012”), Athena (“2011 Pinnacle Awards”) and Fierce Wireless (“Most Influential Women in Wireless, 2011”).

Prior to joining Qualcomm, Johnson worked as an engineer for General Electric's Military Electronics Division. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from San Diego State University.