SnapTrack, Inc.®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced the appointment of Dr. Kamil A. Grajski to senior vice president and general manager of SnapTrack. Grajski formerly held the position of vice president of engineering for SnapTrack. He replaces Bret Sewell who recently resigned as president of SnapTrack to pursue other opportunities. In his new position, Grajski will be responsible for SnapTrack's overall operations and direction.
"Kamil's background and experience in wireless telecommunications research and development will serve SnapTrack well in driving continued leadership of advanced wireless position location products and solutions," said Don Schrock, president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.
Throughout his career, Grajski has focused on technical leadership and management in support of the rapid transitioning of advanced technology research and development into commercial products, systems and solutions, primarily in the area of wireless telecommunications. He joined SnapTrack in 1998 as an engineering manager for Assisted-GPS client and server product development. In 2000, he was promoted to vice president of engineering, and has been responsible for leading the SnapTrack team in the development of wireless location products and technology including CDMA, PDC and GSM/UMTS core technology R&D, ASIC design and embedded software, core and networked-server software and systems engineering. Prior to joining SnapTrack, Grajski held technology research, architect and management positions at Apple Computer, Inc. and Octel Communications Inc. Grajski earned his doctorate in biophysics at the University of California, Berkeley and his bachelor's degree in computer science at New York University.
Headquartered in Campbell, Calif., SnapTrack is focused on integrating GPS and two-way wireless technologies. SnapTrack's patented architecture offers anytime, anywhere, accurate, high-speed location of a wireless caller, even inside buildings where conventional GPS does not operate. SnapTrack pioneered Wireless Assisted GPS and owns patents that are fundamental to the cost-effective deployment of Wireless Assisted GPS-based location systems. The Company's Wireless Assisted GPS products include the SnapSmart™ location server software system, the SnapCore™ multi-mode GPS solution and the SnapWARN™ GPS reference service. SnapTrack has commercial agreements with major wireless chipset vendors that provide most of the wireless modem chipsets to the industry. In addition, many major carriers have chosen to deploy products and services incorporating SnapTrack technology. For more information, please visit http://www.snaptrack.com.
Qualcomm Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the Company's CDMA digital technology. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in theS&P500 Index and traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the Company's ability to successfully design and have manufactured significant quantities of CDMA components on a timely and profitable basis, the extent and speed to which CDMA is deployed, change in economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2002 and most recent Form 10-Q.