Jim is the head of Customer Engineering for Qualcomm Life. In this role, he is responsible for the 2net™ health care and mobile device manufacturers ecosystem, medical device integrations to the platform, custom solutions design & architecture, product management, and technical key account management.
Jim joined the Qualcomm Life team in early 2012, bringing 20+ years of global enterprise computing and mobile experience, and more than 16+ years at Qualcomm. Jim's background includes working for Qualcomm's chipset business and assisting global mobile and computing device OEMs in developing and integrating mobile technology and services in to their products; for example Mobile phones, Wearables, Personal Computers & Tablets, and Networking products; He also worked to develop advanced connectivity services and platforms for all types of mobile devices and pioneered thinking around ambient services. Jim has worked and collaborated with some of the world's premier companies in mobile.
In healthcare, Jim has been at the forefront of leading the industry to a connected world, driving new standards and methods for connecting, capturing, securing and sharing private patient data. Jim is the co-founder of Open Medical Ready, an association dedicated to solving the privacy and trust challenges around biometric data, such as identity and consent.
Jim holds several technology patents and patents pending, including the development of the first "Hybrid" computers, and in the areas of computing processors, mobile communications, and machine learning algorithms. Prior to Qualcomm, Jim ran his own software engineering consulting company, based in Switzerland, and holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ.
Jim and his family reside in the San Diego area.
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Qualcomm Life is enabling new connected care models by liberating vital data and unlocking insights in the hospital, at home and all points in between. Our open, enterprise-grade infrastructure connects to one of the world's largest health care ecosystems to inform care and make intelligent care anywhere, anytime, a reality.