Irwin M. Jacobs
#5619 Overall Influence

Irwin M. Jacobs

American philanthropist

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Irwin Mark Jacobs is an American electrical engineer, billionaire, a co-founder and former chairman of Qualcomm, and chair of the board of trustees of the Salk Institute.Early life and education Jacobs was born to a Jewish family in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He earned his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1956, and his Master of Science and Doctor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1957 and 1959, respectively. His doctoral advisor was Edward Arthurs. He is a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Diego

Public university in La Jolla, California, United States

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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#2861 World Rank
Business
#4492230 World Rank
Engineering

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