Irwin M. Jacobs

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Irwin M. Jacobs
Jacobs at UCSD in 2005
Born (1933-10-18) October 18, 1933 (age 90)
Alma materCornell University (BSc)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MSc, DSc)
Occupation(s)Engineer, businessman
Known forCo-founder of Qualcomm
SpouseJoan Klein (m. 1954)
Children4, including Gary E. Jacobs and Paul E. Jacobs
RelativesSara Jacobs (granddaughter)

Irwin Mark Jacobs (born October 18, 1933) is an American electrical engineer and billionaire. He is a co-founder and former chairman of Qualcomm. He is a chair of the board of trustees of the Salk Institute.

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