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Jack Young

Jack heads up the $100M Qualcomm Life Fund (QLF) at Qualcomm Ventures, which was recently ranked as one of the most prolific venture investors in the digital health sector. His investment interests are focused in the areas of intersection of healthcare products and services and digital/wireless technologies including: consumer-driven wellness and fitness, chronic disease management, aging in place, transitional care, clinical trials and telehealth/telemedicine. Jack’s QLF digital health investments include: Airstrip, AliveCor, ClearCare, Fitbit, goBalto, Telcare and Welltok. In addition, he also manages QCV’s mobile technology investments at Jana, Modern Video, Argyle Data (fka uCIRRUS), and Visage Mobile. Prior investments include: Validity (acquired by Synaptics).

Prior to Qualcomm Ventures, Jack was EVP and US Country Manager at ZTE who helped establish the company’s US market presence. He was a sales and marketing executive at Nokia following the acquisition of Amber Networks where he was founding AVP of marketing. Early in his career, he held marketing and business development positions at 3Com, GDC, and Nortel. Jack earned a MSEE from University of Calgary and a MBA from McGill University.