Franklin P. Antonio is one of the founders of QUALCOMM and serves as executive vice president and chief scientist of the Company.
He also served as a director from 1985 thru 1989. He has been awarded 290 patents worldwide, 34 in the United States and several pending.
Prior to joining QUALCOMM, Mr. Antonio was with M/A-COM LINKABIT. Mr. Antonio received his bachelor of arts degree in applied physics and information science from the University of California, San Diego, where he presently serves on the board of the Center for Wireless Communications.