Steve Mollenkopf replaced Paul Jacobs as the CEO and Chairman of American wireless telecom equipment behemoth, Qualcomm, in 2014. Prior to that, he was serving the company as Chief Operating Officer and President. Qualcomm CEO Steve started his career with the company in 1994 as an Engineer. Under his leadership, the company strengthened its position in graphics, multimedia, and computing along with 3G and 4G modem. (Scroll through this wiki for details such as age, net worth, and email address)
The wireless technology and mobile device chip maker, Qualcomm was started in 1985 by Founders Irwin Jacobs, Franklin Antonio, and Andrew Viterbi among others.
The prominent mobile-phone technology company, Qualcomm faces competition from the likes of:
- Intel Corp.
- MediaTek Inc
Salary & Net Worth – Investors, Funding, & Valuation
As the head of a renowned semiconductor and telecommunications equipment firm, Steve reportedly makes 12 million USD in his overall salary.
The publicly listed company is estimated to have a valuation of 81.9 Billion USD in terms of market cap. Total institutional ownership in the company is 78.01% and some of the major shareholders include FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., etc.
Career & Education – Company, University, & College
Prior to becoming the CEO and Board of Director of the Fortune 500 listed company, Mollenkopf served Qualcomm as President and COO from 2011 to 2014. From 2008 to 2011, he was VP and President of QCT. For less than one year in 2008, he held the position of EVP of QCT Product Management. Steve started his career at the company in 1994 as Engineer and kept climbing the leadership ladder to finally evolve into the role of Chief Executive.
Steve has done Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech. He attended the University of Michigan to do his Master’s in the same field.
Contact Steve Mollenkopf – Email Address | Twitter | LinkedIn
You can explore Steve’s LinkedIn profile here – https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-mollenkopf-1a35a4126. He uses Twitter handle @stevemollenkopf for interactions. For email try [email protected].
Wiki Trivia on Steve Mollenkopf – Age, Wife, Family, & More
Qualcomm CEO Steve, age 51, was raised in Baltimore, where he spent most of his time playing sports with children older to him. Steve and his wife, Susan, live in San Diego. His both parents pursued teaching profession. His father was an Assistant Principal; hence he was naturally inclined to maintain discipline even at home. His father also coached basketball and other sports teams. As a coach and father, he would often advise Mollenkopf to throw ball away even if that meant a mistake.