Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that Brian Modoff has joined the Company as executive vice president of strategy, M&A and ventures, reporting directly to Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm. Brian will have companywide oversight for strategy, M&A and the venture investment portfolio.
In his newly created role, Modoff will partner closely with the Executive Committee to help define Qualcomm’s strategic direction and long-term vision and to ensure strong cohesion and alignment with all strategic planning efforts throughout the organization. Modoff is a seasoned industry strategist who most recently served as a Managing Director in Equity Research at Deutsche Bank Securities. With more than 20 years of experience in the communications sector, he has provided guidance and advice to many companies for IPOs, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital funding. Prior to working on Wall Street, he held various leadership positions at Rockwell and served in the US Navy. Modoff has a Master of International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) in Glendale, Arizona and received his B.A. in Economics from California State University, Fullerton.
“I’m very pleased to welcome Brian to Qualcomm. He brings to the role a unique combination of industry experience and a deep understanding of Qualcomm that will help drive the Company’s strategy and position Qualcomm for continued success moving forward,” Mollenkopf said.
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Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm’s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm’s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 30 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.