Brian Modoff, EVP, Qualcomm
Brian Modoff is executive vice president of strategy and M&A for Qualcomm Incorporated. In this role, Modoff partners closely with the Executive Committee to help define Qualcomm’s strategic direction and long-term vision in order to ensure strong cohesion and alignment with all strategic planning efforts throughout the organization. Modoff also has oversight of Qualcomm’s venture investment portfolio.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Modoff served as a technology analyst for Deutsche Bank covering the wireless networking and communications systems sector for more than 20 years. Modoff was an institutional investor, top ranked analyst for his sector over the past five years. He has advised investors and fund managers on how to best position their portfolios ahead of industry technology evolutions, identifying the best-positioned companies in the industry based on their technological edge, financial stewardship and managerial performance metrics. Prior to working at Deutsche Bank, he was a manufacturing supervisor in the defense electronics industry for seven years at Rockwell International. He also served in the United States Navy as a Communications Specialist.
Modoff holds a master’s degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) in Glendale, Arizona and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from California State University, Fullerton.