- Category : Engineer-Electrical
- Type : PE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Alignment 2
American businessman, he became CEO of Qualcomm on July 1, 2005 and a member of its board of directors. A Ph.D. in engineering, he holds over 25 patents for his inventions in the area of wireless technology.
His father Irwin Jacobs founded the company in 1985. Paul Jacobs joined full time in 1990 after earning his Ph.D. His first job was development engineer for the cellphone digital signal processor software team. In 1995 he became vice president and general manager of a large division within the company and became CEO in 2005.