Qualcomm Sets New CTO

San Diego-based Qualcomm announced today that it Dr. James H. Thompson, the company's Executive Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has been named its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Current CTO Matt Grob, who also serves as EVP Qualcomm Technologies, will become Executive Vice President of Technology, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Thompson has led Qualcomm Technologies' engineering efforts since 2004. The reason for the executive shuffle was not given by Qualcomm.