FLETCHER TO JOIN QUALCOMM AFTER DEPARTURE FROM THE ASSEMBLY
Legislative Champion for Innovation To Join San Diego’s Largest Innovative Company
Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced today that he plans to join Qualcomm as Senior Director of Corporate Development after his term in office ends on December 2nd.
“I believe in the power of innovation to improve people’s lives,” said Fletcher. “Qu
“Nathan Fletcher has tremendous talent, a great mind for business and shares our vision about the potential for technology and innovation,” said Dr. Paul Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Qualcomm. “We are thrilled to have Nathan join us. His energy, passion and drive will be a great addition at Qualcomm.”
As Senior Director of Corporate Development, Fletcher will help develop global strategies for advancing Qualcomm’s mission in multiple areas. This will include wireless health initiatives, mobile education, and the protection of intellectual property. Fletcher will also help promote Qualcomm’s many corporate citizenship and philanthropic initiatives including employee volunteerism and other local and international initiatives under the company’s Corporate Foundation and Wireless Reach program. His position will not involve government relations or lobbying activities.
“During my time in public office, I had the opportunity to get to know the culture and the character of Qualcomm. Whether helping female entrepreneurs in Indonesia, assisting disadvantaged communities across America, or creating jobs in San Diego, I have always been impressed with the Qualcomm approach as well as their philosophy and values as an employer,” said Fletcher. “This position gives me the opportunity to become a partner in helping advance their vision.”
In addition to his role at Qualcomm, Fletcher plans to remain active in the community and will provide more information regarding other future endeavors in the coming months.