The MIT Enterprise Forum of the Northwest and FiberCloud presents a special dinner program with keynote speaker Dr. Irwin M. Jacobs, Chairman of Qualcomm Corporation.
In the world of telecoms, Dr. Jacobs and Qualcomm parallel the position of Microsoft in I.T. Qualcomm is dominant and controversial in the marketplace, and an economic and philanthropic catalyst for a San Diego. They are a business purveying technologies that are dramatically changing societies from Brazil, Japan and Korea to Russia, India and China.
Dr. Jacobs will present a perspective from high above, ranging from the latest wireless technology developments
how wireless and broadband are exponentially accelerating the realization of
Thomas Friedman?s ?Flat World?, most dramatically in the Third World
how this intensifies the pace of social change abroad and the urgency for reforms at home, such as the Jacobs family?s High Tech High charter school in San Diego.
Added by wvoiper on January 9, 2006