President, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies
Steve Mollenkopf serves as president and chief operating officer of QUALCOMM, leading the company’s business operations, product and worldwide sales groups. In this role, Mollenkopf continues to serve as president of QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies (QCT). He also is a member of QUALCOMM’s Executive Committee, helping to drive QUALCOMM’s overall global strategy.
Since 2008, Mollenkopf led QCT and served as executive vice president and group president of QUALCOMM, driving growth and providing critical technical and operational leadership. QCT, the company’s semiconductor business, is the world’s largest wireless chip supplier and fabless semiconductor company, in terms of revenue.
A published IEEE author, Mollenkopf holds patents in areas such as power estimation and measurement, multi-standard transmitter system and wireless communication transceiver technology. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Semiconductor Industry Association and serves as a Board Member and is on the Board Executive Committee and CEO Council for the Global Semiconductor Alliance.
Mollenkopf holds two electrical engineering degrees, a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech and a masters of science in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.