Qualcomm Inc. Co-Founder Irwin Jacobs

Qualcomm Inc. Co-Founder Irwin Jacobs

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A file photo shows Qualcomm Inc. co-founder Irwin Jacobs addressing the audience during a meeting of the Council on Competitiveness during November 2006, in Washington, D.C. Jacobs and his wife Joan are donating $133 million to create an innovation institute at Cornell University’s technology campus in New York.