Qualcomm Names Licensing Prez

Qualcomm promotes Marvin Blecker from general manager to president of Qualcomm Technology Licensing

May 3, 2005

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SAN DIEGO -- QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced the promotion of Marvin Blecker to president of QUALCOMM Technology Licensing (QTL). Blecker, who had previously been general manager of QTL, succeeds Steven R. Altman, who had been QTL president and is now QUALCOMM president-elect (see QUALCOMM press release issued March 8, 2005). As QTL president, Blecker will oversee all activities pertaining to QUALCOMM's CDMA intellectual property (IP) business, including negotiating and administering all CDMA IP license agreements.

"Marv is the logical choice for taking the reins at QTL," said Steve Altman, QUALCOMM president-elect. "As QTL general manager, he has been running the day-to-day operations of QTL for many years, as well as making significant strategic and operational contributions to the division which produced approximately $1.3 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2004. I have complete confidence in Marv and his team as they continue to manage this important part of the Company's business, ensuring excellent return for our shareholders on our patented technologies."

Qualcomm Inc.

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