Qualcomm Executive to Join GSA LeadershipSAN JOSE, Calif. -- December 1, 2008 --
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) announces the addition of Steve Mollenkopf of Qualcomm Incorporated to GSA’s Board of Directors.
Steven Mollenkopf, executive vice president and president, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, fills the director position previously held by Sanjay Jha prior to his move to Motorola. He was board elected to serve in the director position for the remainder of the 2009 term.
Mollenkopf has held several positions during his 14 years with Qualcomm. A published IEEE author, he holds six patents, which include power estimation and measurement, multi-standard transmitter system and wireless communication transceiver technology.
“The GSA is a prestigious organization well recognized for its role in the semiconductor industry and I am honored to now be part of its Board of Directors,” said Steve Mollenkopf. “Qualcomm looks forward to continuing to work closely with the GSA in moving the entire fabless industry forward.”
“We are delighted Steve will join the board which continues the rich history of leadership from Qualcomm supporting our efforts to foster continued growth and innovation within the industry,” said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of GSA.
To learn more about GSA’s Board of Directors, please visit: http://www.gsaglobal.org/association/councils/bod.aspAbout GSA:
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe. www.gsaglobal.org