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_hm
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re: Irwin Jacobs to retire from Qualcomm's board
_hm   12/21/2011 4:12:52 AM
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Our best wishes to Irwin Jacobs. Now, he will have more quality time to contribute to his family and society.

old account Frank Eory
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re: Irwin Jacobs to retire from Qualcomm's board
old account Frank Eory   12/21/2011 12:15:39 AM
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Glad I got to meet him at last year's ACE Awards. He was always an inspiration, since back in my early days studying digital communications in grad school and working on the very same at Motorola.

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re: Irwin Jacobs to retire from Qualcomm's board
KB3001   12/20/2011 11:49:14 PM
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I attended a keynote speech by Irwin at ICASSP 2007 in Hawaii, and I kept a very good memory of him since then. I wish him well in his retirement! As for Qualcomm, it was indeed "rapid innovation" for commercially relevant problems in Comms that pushed it to the front.



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