John Wooden Global Leadership Awards


John Wooden's legacy of leadership transcends athletics and spans generations

As a legendary coach, prolific author and inspiring speaker, he dedicated his life to motivating individuals to achieve their highest potential. Wooden instilled in others a sense of pride, a commitment to ethics and a respect for teamwork. These fundamental principles translate seamlessly from the sports arena to the realms of business, management and leadership. And they provide the cornerstone on which the John Wooden Global Leadership Program is built at UCLA Anderson.

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2014 Award Recipient

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs
Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, Qualcomm Incorporated
2014 Recipient John Wooden Global Leadership Award
Dr. Paul E. Jacobs is executive chairman and chairman of the board of Qualcomm Incorporated, where he is responsible for helping guide the development of new technologies and Qualcomm’s long-term opportunities. A leader in the field of mobile communications for more than 25 years and a key architect of Qualcomm’s strategic vision, Dr. Jacobs spearheaded Qualcomm’s efforts to develop and commercialize mobile technology breakthroughs that have significantly contributed to the growth of both the company and the industry.

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