Jeffery Torrance

Dr. Jeffery Torrance serves as the vice president of business development for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., where he is responsible for the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) business. He has more than 20 years of experience spanning across consulting, investor relations, and business management and development.

He began his career at IBM, and later worked at PA Consulting where he analyzed, developed and co-authored strategic recommendations for blue chip-clients. In 1999, he co-founded UbiNetics, a pioneering 3G technology company, where he become senior vice president and business unit manager of volume product technology. Before joining Qualcomm, Jeff served as vice president of investor relations and corporate development at CSR, where – based in the Bay Area – he led the company’s strategic transformation to grow outside the mobile handset. He moved to Qualcomm following the Company’s acquisition of CSR.

Torrance holds a Ph.D. in digital modulation from the University of Southampton, UK.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jeffery Torrance and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.