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Thursday, February 27 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Klaus Advanced Computing Building Room 2448
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CREATE-X Deep Startups: Qualcomm

The emergence of 3G and 4G led to opportunities for new businesses and startups never before possible.  5G has the potential to do the same.  Deep Startups is hosting senior leadership from Qualcomm who are directly working with businesses of all sizes to leverage 5G's potential and guide them based learnings from prior generation deployments.  Come to Deep Startups to learn from the leaders of 5G to spark your imagination on how it can solve real problems for you to make an impact.

About the Speaker: Jim Mollenkopf is Vice President, Strategic Development at Qualcomm.  In this role he leads efforts with government customers aimed at leveraging Qualcomm's commercial portfolio for difficult national security missions.  Prior to Qualcomm, Jim served as Chief Technology Officer at CURRENT Group, a provider of smart grid and broadband technology and services.  While at CURRENT he drove the strategy and system development of an array of innovative smart grid technologies, served as a key member of several IEEE standards groups, and was awarded 25 US patents.   Earlier in Jim’s career he led satellite payload development and also worked for the federal government. Jim earned a BSEE from Virginia Tech, and lives in Fairfax, VA with his wife and son.

About Deep Startups: Deep Startups is an event series that features knowledgeable entrepreneurs who discuss their experiences forming companies that solve big-picture current problems. These individuals speak to the concept of ‘deep startups’ and how to create companies that make a difference. Each Deep Startups event focuses on a different broad topic in engineering/technology, and allows for student Q&A at the end of the event.

*For those interested in attending without a Georgia Tech ID, please RSVP here.

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