Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Find: Former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein joins Qualcomm board of directors

Rubinstein is back. Qualcomm is the leading mobile chip maker by far. 

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Former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein joins Qualcomm board of directors
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After HP purchased Palm, gutted it, and sold its remains to LG, Palm's former CEO Jon Rubinstein has kept a relatively low profile. Rubinstein may not yet be ready to make a big splash, but he is set to join Qualcomm's board of directors, reports All Things D. Rubinstein already serves on Amazon's board, and on Qualcomm he would be adding his years of experience building products to Qualcomm's expertise in creating the chips that power them. Qualcomm quickly confirmed the report in a press release, wherein Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs said that "His experience in creating revolutionary consumer electronics and mobile products will provide added insight to Qualcomm's board."

Beyond helping create the original iPod, Rubinstein is best known...

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