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Qualcomm: Larry Paulson named VP and president of Qualcomm India

Staff Writer | San Diego, Ca., USA | January 11, 2017
Larry PaulsonJanuary 11, 2017, San Diego, Ca., USA - Qualcomm Incorporated, a semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company, announced the appointment of Larry Paulson as vice president and president of Qualcomm India.
Mr. Paulson has more than 20 years of experience in strategy, R&D, customer development, product marketing and technology creation.

Mr. Paulson joined the Company in 2013 as vice president of product management for Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD), a product of the semiconductor business, QCT.

Most recently, he led the QCT Platforms organization and has expanded the Qualcomm Reference Design platform from the low tier to all MSM chipset tiers and into new categories, such as virtual reality.

He and his team also established the Qualcomm Global Pass program, which has been launched successfully in Latin America, North America, Europe, India and South East Asia.

Prior to Qualcomm, he was the executive vice president and chief marketing officer at BrightPoint.

Before that, he held numerous positions at Nokia during his 20+ year career, including global senior vice president and general manager of Nokia’s worldwide CDMA device business with full P&L responsibility for all product and technology creation.

Mr. Paulson also oversaw Nokia’s ODM process with partners in China, Taiwan and Korea with responsibility for strategy, R&D, customer development and product marketing.

Prior to that, Mr. Paulson served as senior vice president, North America Business Development and president of Technophone (a wholly owned subsidiary of Nokia).