Episode 41: As Qualcomm turns 35, co-founder Dr. Irwin Jacobs talks the early days and what’s to come [podcast]

Jul 30, 2020

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Earlier this month, we marked a big anniversary — 35 years of innovating wireless breakthroughs that are helping change the world. There’s so much to reflect on, and no one better to do it with than our own co-founder Dr. Irwin Jacobs.

Irwin, who retired from Qualcomm in 2012, recently joined a virtual fireside chat hosted by SVP and Division President of QGOV Kim Koro to celebrate the company’s anniversary. Attended by more than 5,700 Qualcomm employees, the conversation kicked off with his early vision for the company, and they also discussed everything from Qualcomm’s current work to Irwin’s own ethos.

For today’s podcast, we’re bringing you a condensed version of that conversation. We hope you enjoy this extra special episode.

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