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Company Overview of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

Executive Profile

John L. Hennessy Ph.D.

AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 4 Board Members in 4 different organizations across 5 different industries.

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Dr. John L. Hennessy, Ph.D. serves as an Advisor at Foundation Capital. A pioneer in computer architecture in 1981. Dr. Hennessy drew together researchers to focus on a computer architecture known as RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer), a technology that has revolutionized the computer industry by increasing performance while reducing costs. In addition to his role in the basic research, he helped transfer this technology to industry. In 1984, he co-founded MIPS ...

Corporate Headquarters

1700 Technology Drive
San Jose, California 95110

United States

Phone: 408-773-5200
Fax: 408-773-9940

Board Members Memberships

Former Chairman of the Board
President and Trustee
Director, Member of Acquisition Committee and Member of Nomination & Governance Committee
Lead Independent Director and Chairman of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee


Villanova University
State University of New York at Stony Brook
State University of New York at Stony Brook

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