Jeff Jacobs serves as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Qualcomm where he oversees global marketing, external communications, and standards-related efforts. He is a member of Qualcomm's executive committee. Jacobs is a founding board member of the San Diego Telecom Council, a board member of the San Diego Software and Internet Council, a member of the UCSD CONNECT Leadership Council, and a member of the UC Berkeley Haas Business School Board of Advisors. Jacobs also serves on the board of both the San Diego Sports Council and the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization, is a cabinet member of the SDSU Director's Cabinet, and is on the Scripps International Advisory Board for the Scripps Foundation of Medicine and Science. Jacobs funded the Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professorship of Business and Technology at UC Berkeley. Jacobs holds a bachelor of arts degree in international economics from the University of California, Berkeley.