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Speaker: Arnold Gum, Developed phone GPS
October 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Recently retired as a Patent Attorney at Qualcomm Incorporated that focused on GPS, telecommunication, and wireless applications.
Product line manager for gpsOne integrated GPS products. Drove Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) adoption into worldwide mobile devices for both emergency services and location-based applications. Developed the Qualcomm position location portfolio from inception into a quarter-billion dollar revenue generator. Convinced worldwide carriers and handset vendors to integrate GNSS and location capability into their handsets and drove GNSS capability as a must-have feature in every phone. Rolled out emergency location capability in America and Japan and pioneered location-based applications worldwide. Made GNSS a de facto feature in wireless devices worldwide.