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General Electric elects Steven M. Mollenkopf to board

Staff Writer | Fairfield, Ct., USA | November 14, 2016
Steven M. MollenkopfNovember 14, 2016, Fairfield, Ct., USA - General Electric Company elected Steven M. Mollenkopf, the chief executive officer and a director of Qualcomm, to board.
Mr. Mollenkopf has been with Qualcomm for more than 20 years in a variety of leadership positions, and served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to his role as President and COO, Mr. Mollenkopf led the Company’s chipset business, overseeing the launch of 4G technology.

Over the years, he has guided the Company through the worldwide expansion of CDMA technology, the introduction of Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA) technology and the launch of 4G/LTE systems.

Mr. Mollenkopf also spearheaded the Company’s acquisition of Atheros.

Mr. Mollenkopf is a published IEEE author and holds seven patents in areas such as power estimation and measurement, multi-standard transmitters and wireless communication transceiver technology.

He serves as chairman of the Global Semiconductor Alliance and a member of the Board of Directors for the Semiconductor Industry Association.