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Qualcomm Elects Jonathan Rubinstein to Board of Directors



          Qualcomm Elects Jonathan Rubinstein to Board of Directors

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2013

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2013  /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated
(NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced the election of Jonathan Rubinstein to its
Board of Directors. Rubinstein brings more than 30 years of experience in the
mobile, computing and consumer electronics industries to the position, and he
last served as  senior vice president of Product Innovation for
Hewlett-Packard Company until January 2012.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Jon as a member of Qualcomm's Board of
Directors," said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of
Qualcomm. "His experience in creating revolutionary consumer electronics and
mobile products will provide added insight to Qualcomm's board as we continue
to expand the scope and impact of wireless products and technology, improving
and enhancing people's lives around the world."

Rubinstein's longstanding career has spanned a number of roles. In his most
recent positions at HP, he led product innovation for HP's Personal Systems
and, prior to that, presided over the launch of the HP's Touchpad tablet as
senior vice president and general manager of Palm Global Business Unit.
Previously, Rubinstein joined Palm Inc. as executive chairman in 2007, where
he focused on product development, R&D and engineering to drive Palm's return
to innovation with its webOS software and smartphone devices. He led Palm as
chairman and chief executive officer from June 2009 until it was acquired by
HP in 2010. Prior to his role at Palm, Rubinstein earned the nickname, "The
Podfather," while running Apple's iPod division, where he was instrumental in
creating the iPod and its robust ecosystem. He also served as senior vice
president of Hardware Engineering, where he was responsible for overhauling
the Apple's engineering teams, product roadmaps, manufacturing processes and
leading the rapid rollout of the iMac. Rubinstein previously held a number of
engineering and leadership positions at different computing companies, such as
Stardent Computer and NeXT Computer Inc., and founded his own company,
Firepower Systems Inc.

Rubinstein is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a senior member
of the IEEE and a board member of Amazon.com, Inc. He earned a bachelor's and
master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and a
master's degree in Computer Science from Colorado State University.

About Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the 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 wholly-owned 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 25 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.

Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the US and
other countries. Other products and brand names may be trademarks or
registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Qualcomm Contacts:
Emily Kilpatrick, Corporate Communications
Phone: 1-858-845-5959
Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

Warren Kneeshaw, Investor Relations
Phone: 1-858-658-4813
Email: ir@qualcomm.com

SOURCE Qualcomm Incorporated

Website: http://www.qualcomm.com
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