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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Jacobs

53 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Derek Aberle

45 2014 President

Steven Mollenkopf

47 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

George Davis

57 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Donald Rosenberg

64 2007 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Michelle Sterling

48 2015 Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Brian Modoff

56 2015 Executive Vice President - Strategy and M&A & Ventures

Mary Gendron

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Matthew Grob

49 2012 Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Cristiano Amon

45 2015 Executive Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., President of QCT

James Thompson

51 2012 Executive Vice President - Engineering of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Barbara Alexander

67 2006 Independent Director

Raymond Dittamore

72 2011 Independent Director

Jeffrey Henderson

51 2016 Independent Director

Thomas Horton

54 2015 Presiding Independent Director

Harish Manwani

63 2015 Independent Director

Mark McLaughlin

50 2015 Independent Director

Clark Randt

70 2013 Independent Director

Francisco Ros

65 2010 Independent Director

Anthony Vinciquerra

61 2015 Independent Director

Warren Kneeshaw

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Jacobs

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs Ph.D., has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Qualcomm Incorporated, Effective March 4, 2014. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 2009 and as a director since June 2005. He served as Chief Executive Officer from July 2005 to March 2014 and as Group President of Qualcomm Wireless & Internet from July 2001 to June 2005. In addition, he served as Executive Vice President from February 2000 to June 2005. Dr. Jacobs holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Derek Aberle

Mr. Derek K. Aberle, J.D., is President of the Company, since March 2014. He served as Executive Vice President and Group President from November 2011 to March 2014, as President of QTL from September 2008 to November 2011 and as Senior Vice President and General Manager of QTL from October 2006 to September 2008. Mr. Aberle joined Qualcomm in December 2000 and prior to October 2006 held positions ranging from Legal Counsel to Vice President and General Manager of QTL. Mr. Aberle holds a B.A. degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a J.D. degree from the University of San Diego.

Steven Mollenkopf

Mr. Steven M. Mollenkopf is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Qualcomm Incorporated. Mr. Mollenkopf has served as our Chief Executive Officer since March 2014. He served as Chief Executive Officer-elect and President from December 2013 to March 2014 and as President and Chief Operating Officer from November 2011 to December 2013. In addition, he served as Executive Vice President and Group President from September 2010 to November 2011, as Executive Vice President and President of QCT from August 2008 to September 2010, as Executive Vice President, QCT Product Management from May 2008 to August 2008, as Senior Vice President, Engineering and Product Management from July 2006 to May 2008 and as Vice President, Engineering from April 2002 to July 2006. Mr. Mollenkopf joined Qualcomm in 1994 as an engineer and throughout his tenure at Qualcomm has held several other technical and leadership roles. Mr. Mollenkopf holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.

George Davis

Mr. George S. Davis has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Qualcomm Incorporated, effective March 11, 2013. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Mr. Davis was Chief Financial Officer of Applied Materials, Inc., a provider of manufacturing equipment, services and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic and related industries, from November 2006 to March 2013. Mr. Davis held several other leadership roles at Applied Materials from November 1999 to November 2006. Prior to joining Applied Materials, Mr. Davis served 19 years with Atlantic Richfield Company in a number of finance and other corporate positions. Mr. Davis holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Political Science from Claremont McKenna College and an M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Donald Rosenberg

Mr. Donald J. Rosenberg, J.D., is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company, since October 2007. He served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Apple Inc. from December 2006 to October 2007. From May 1975 to November 2006, Mr. Rosenberg held numerous positions at IBM Corporation, including Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Rosenberg holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a J.D. degree from St. John’s University School of Law.

Michelle Sterling

Ms. Michelle Sterling has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Human Resources of Qualcomm Incorporated. She served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources from October 2007 to April 2015. Ms. Sterling joined Qualcomm in 1994 as a Human Resources Generalist and throughout her tenure at Qualcomm held several other leadership roles. Ms. Sterling holds a B.S. degree in Business Management from the University of Redlands.

Brian Modoff

Mr. Brian T. Modoff is Executive Vice President - Strategy and M&A & Ventures of Qualcomm Incorporated. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Mr. Modoff was a Managing Director in Equity Research at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., a provider of financial services, from March 1999 to October 2015. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Modoff was a research analyst at several financial institutions from November 1993 to March 1999. Mr. Modoff holds a B.A. degree in Economics from California State University, Fullerton and a Master of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Mary Gendron

Ms. Mary A. Gendron is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the company. She brings more than 25 years of leadership and experience in IT, with expertise in developing and executing IT and talent-focused strategies, services and plans in a variety of industries. She has led complex global organizations, driving proactive business strategies required to develop differentiation and has consistently generated customer and employee value. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Gendron served as senior vice president and chief information officer at Hospira, a leading global pharmaceutical and medical device company. In that role, she was responsible for developing and executing all elements of the company's global IT strategies and programs. Previously, Gendron served as CIO at Celestica International, Inc., and served in other senior IT leadership positions at companies like The Nielsen Company, Motorola andBell Canada. An engineer by training, Gendron holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from McGill University in Canada.

Matthew Grob

Mr. Matthew S. Grob is Chief Technology Officer of the Company and Executive Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated). He served as Executive Vice President, Qualcomm Incorporated and Chief Technology Officer from July 2011 to October 2012 and as Senior Vice President, Engineering from July 2006 to July 2011. Mr. Grob joined Qualcomm in August 1991 as an engineer and throughout his tenure at Qualcomm held several other technical and leadership roles. Mr. Grob holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Bradley University and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Cristiano Amon

Mr. Cristiano Renno Amon is Executive Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., (a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated) and President of QCT since October 2012. He served as Senior Vice President, Qualcomm Incorporated and Co-President of QCT from June 2012 to October 2012, as Senior Vice President, QCT Product Management from October 2007 to June 2012 and as Vice President, QCT Product Management from September 2005 to October 2007. Mr. Amon joined Qualcomm in 1995 as an engineer and throughout his tenure at Qualcomm held several other technical and leadership roles. Mr. Amon holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from UNICAMP, the State University of Campinas, Brazil.

James Thompson

Dr. James H. Thompson, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President - Engineering of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qualcomm Incorporated, since October 2012. He served as Senior Vice President, Engineering for Qualcomm Incorporated from July 1998 to October 2012. Dr. Thompson joined Qualcomm in 1992 as a senior engineer and throughout his tenure at Qualcomm held several other technical and leadership roles. Dr. Thompson holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.

Barbara Alexander

Ms. Barbara T. Alexander is an Independent Director of Qualcomm Incorporated, since July 2006. Ms. Alexander has been an independent consultant since February 2004. She was a senior advisor for UBS from October 1999 to January 2004 and a managing director of Dillon Read & Co., Inc. (Dillon Read) from January 1992 to September 1999. Prior to joining Dillon Read, Ms. Alexander was a managing director in the corporate finance department of Salomon Brothers. Ms. Alexander is past Chairman of the Board of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University (the Center) and is currently a member of that board’s executive committee and a senior industry fellow of the Center. Ms. Alexander has been a director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd. since August 2009 and Choice Hotels since February 2012. Ms. Alexander previously served as a director of KB Home from October 2010 to April 2014, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) from November 2004 to March 2010, Centex Corporation from July 1999 to August 2009, Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. from February 2002 to April 2007 and Burlington Resources, Inc. from January 2004 to March 2006. She holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in theoretical mathematics from the University of Arkansas.

Raymond Dittamore

Mr. Raymond V. Dittamore is an Independent Director of Qualcomm Incorporated. Mr. Dittamore retired in June 2001 as a partner of Ernst & Young LLP, an international public accounting firm, after 35 years of service. Mr. Dittamore previously served as a director of Life Technologies Corporation from July 2001 to February 2014, Gen-Probe Incorporated from August 2002 to September 2009 and Digirad Corporation from March 2004 to March 2008. Mr. Dittamore holds a B.S. degree in accounting from San Diego State University.

Jeffrey Henderson

Mr. Jeffrey W. Henderson is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Cardinal Health Inc., a health care services company, from May 2005 to November 2014. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, Mr. Henderson held multiple positions at Eli Lilly and General Motors, including serving as President and General Manager of Eli Lilly Canada, Controller and Treasurer of Eli Lilly Inc., and in management positions with General Motors in Great Britain, Singapore, Canada and the U.S. Mr. Henderson has been a director of Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. since August 2015 and a director of FibroGen, Inc. since August 2015. Mr. Henderson holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Kettering University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.

Thomas Horton

Mr. Thomas W. Horton is an Presiding Independent Director of Qualcomm Incorporated. Mr. Horton is a Senior Advisor in the Industrials and Business Services Group of Warburg Pincus LLC, a private equity firm focused on growth investing. Mr. Horton was Chairman of American Airlines Group Inc. (formed upon the merger of AMR Corporation (AMR) and US Airways Group, Inc.) from December 2013 to June 2014 and Chairman of American Airlines, Inc. (American) from November 2011 to June 2014. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMR and Chief Executive Officer of American from November 2011 to December 2013, and President of AMR and American from July 2010 to December 2013. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMR and American from March 2006 to July 2010. He served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of AT&T Corporation (AT&T) from January 2002 to February 2006. Prior to joining AT&T, Mr. Horton was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMR from January 2000 to January 2002 and served in numerous management positions with AMR since 1985. Mr. Horton has been a director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. since November 2014. Mr. Horton holds a B.B.A. degree in accounting from Baylor University and an M.B.A. degree from Southern Methodist University.

Harish Manwani

Mr. Harish Manwani is Independent Director of Qualcomm Incorporated. Mr. Manwani was the Chief Operating Officer for Unilever PLC, a leading global consumer products company, from September 2011 to December 2014. He served as Unilever’s President, Asia, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, which was later extended to include Central and Eastern Europe, from April 2005 to August 2011. He served as Unilever’s President, Home & Personal Care, North America from March 2004 to March 2005. He served as Unilever’s President, Home & Personal Care, Latin America and as the Chairman of nilever’s Latin America Advisory Council from April 2001 to February 2004. He served as Unilever’s Senior Vice President, Global Hair and Oral Care from June 2000 to March 2001. He served as a whole time Director on the board of Hindustan Unilever Limited from August 1995 to April 2000, a company he joined as a management trainee in 1976, and subsequently held various general management positions of increasing responsibilities within Unilever globally. Mr. Manwani has been a director of Whirlpool Corporation since August 2011 and Pearson plc since October 2013, and has been the Non-Executive Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited since July 2005. He has also been a Global Executive Advisor to the Blackstone Private Equity Group since February 2015 and a director of The Economic Development Board (Singapore) since February 2013 and the Indian School of Business since April 2006. Mr. Manwani previously served as a director of ING Group from April 2008 to April 2010, the Citigroup India Advisory Board from November 2010 to February 2013 and the Human Capital Leadership Institute from October 2012 to February 2014. Mr. Manwani holds a B.Sc. honors degree in statistics and an M.M.S. degree in management studies, both from Mumbai University in India. He has also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Mark McLaughlin

Mr. Mark D. McLaughlin is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McLaughlin is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Palo Alto Networks, Inc., a network security company. He joined Palo Alto Networks as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a director, in August 2011 and became Chairman of the Board in April 2012. Mr. McLaughlin served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of VeriSign, Inc., a provider of Internet infrastructure services, from August 2009 through July 2011 and as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2009 to August 2009. Mr. McLaughlin served in several roles at VeriSign, including as Executive Vice President, Products and Marketing, from February 2000 through November 2007. Prior to joining VeriSign, Mr. McLaughlin was Vice President, Sales and Business Development at Signio Inc., an internet payments company acquired by VeriSign in February 2000. President Barack Obama appointed Mr. McLaughlin to serve on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) in January 2011 and to the position of Chairman of the NSTAC in 2014. Mr. McLaughlin has been a director of Opower, Inc. since April 2014. Mr. McLaughlin holds a B.S. degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law.

Clark Randt

Amb. Clark T. Randt Jr. is a Independent Director of Qualcomm Incorporated. Amb. Randt has been President of Randt & Co. LLC, a company that advises firms with interests in China, since February 2009. He is a former U.S. ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, where he served from July 2001 to January 2009. He was a partner resident in the Hong Kong office of Shearman & Sterling, a major international law firm, where he headed the firm’s China practice, from January 1994 to June 2001. Ambassador Randt served as First Secretary and Commercial Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing from August 1982 to October 1984. He was the China representative of the National Council for United States-China Trade in 1974 and he served in the U.S. Air Force Security Service from August 1968 to March 1972. Ambassador Randt is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a former governor and first vice president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Ambassador Randt has been a director of Valmont Industries, Inc. since February 2009, a director of the United Parcel Service, Inc. since August 2010 and a director of Wynn Resorts Ltd. since October 2015, and he serves on the Advisory Board of the Duke Kunshan University. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Ambassador Randt graduated from Yale University with a B.A. degree in English literature and received a J.D. degree from the University of Michigan. He also attended Harvard Law School where he was awarded the East Asia Legal Studies Traveling Fellowship to China.

Francisco Ros

Dr. Francisco Ros, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Qualcomm Incorporated. Dr. Ros is President of First International Partners, S.L., a business consulting firm he founded in 2002. He was Secretary of State (vice minister) of the Government of Spain from May 2004 to July 2010. He served as a senior director of business development of Qualcomm from July 2003 to April 2004. He was Chairman and CEO of Alua Broadband Optical Access, a company he co-founded, from January 2000 to June 2002. Dr. Ros served as President and CEO of Unisource (a joint venture among KPN, Telia, Swisscom and Telefónica) from May 1996 to October 1998. Dr. Ros headed several business areas within the Telefónica Group from April 1983 to November 1996 and became Managing Director of the holding company and a member of its Executive Management Board. Dr. Ros has been a director of Elephant Talk Communications Corp. since September 2014 and Non-Executive Chairman of Asurion Europe Limited in Spain since April 2014. He was a director of Proteccion On-Line S.L. from October 2012 to June 2013. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Great Cross of the Order of Civil Merit and the Great Plate of Telecommunications and the Information Society, both granted by the Government of Spain. Dr. Ros holds an engineering and a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, an M.S. degree in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an advanced management degree from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa Business School in Madrid.

Anthony Vinciquerra

Mr. Anthony J. “Tony” Vinciquerra is an Independent Director of the CompanyMr. Vinciquerra is Senior Advisor to Texas Pacific Group (TPG) in the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors, where he advises TPG on acquisitions and operations. He has been Senior Advisor of TPG since September 2011. Mr. Vinciquerra was Chairman of Fox Networks Group, the largest and most profitable operating unit of News Corporation, from September 2008 to February 2011 and President and Chief Executive Officer from June 2002 to February 2011. Earlier in his career, he held various management positions in the broadcasting and media industry. Mr. Vinciquerra has also been a director of DirecTV since September 2013. He previously served as a director of Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. from January 2011 to May 2012, and Motorola, Inc. from July 2007 to January 2011. Mr. Vinciquerra holds a B.A. degree in marketing from the State University of New York.

Warren Kneeshaw