Qualcomm started as an idea. An agreement. A pact. In 1985, seven individuals met in a den in San Diego for the purpose of creating “quality communications.” Today that den spans across more than 170 offices in more than 40 countries. The idea, however, remains the same.
Inventors at heart.
The many divisions within our business produce a vast array of technologies, but there is one thing that unites them all. They are driven to invent new ways to improve communication around the globe.
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A career at Qualcomm gives you the opportunity to join in the creation of technologies that change the world.
In July 1985, seven industry veterans came together in the den of Dr. Irwin Jacobs’ home to discuss an idea, outlining a plan for “Quality Communications.”
Seeking to enhance shareholder value not only through exceptional business performance, but also through responsible and effective communication with its shareholders.
A team of visionaries, business veterans and technologists. Their understanding of the mobile industry is a key driver of the company.
Progress is powerful. Progress is our passion. And at Qualcomm, we take our role as an engine for progress to heart.
The Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ initiative is making catalytic investments in places where technology can be used to create opportunities in emerging populations around the world.
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A 534-seat venue focused on programs that promote education, health and human services, culture and the arts.
What if? Qualcomm has been asking–and answering–that question for more than 25 years.
Qualcomm Stadium is a sports and event facility located in Mission Valley, San Diego.
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