James J.  Cathey net worth and biography

James Cathey Biography and Net Worth

Insider of QUALCOMM

Jim Cathey is Chief Commercial Officer of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. In this role Cathey has oversight for global sales, account management, strategic partnerships and business development, sales operations, and customer support across the company.

Cathey began his career at Qualcomm in 2006 and during his tenure has held several positions. Prior to his role at Chief Commercial Officer, Cathey served as Senior Vice President and President of Global Business for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. where he had responsibility for all regional activities, including business development, operations, distribution channels, carriers, and sales, as well as assisting with in-country relationships. Cathey has also held the position of President of Qualcomm Technologies’ businesses in Asia Pacific and India, President of Qualcomm Technologies’ operations in Japan, and country manager in Taiwan.

Prior to joining Qualcomm, Cathey served as an executive at Micron Technology and MicroDisplay, as well as the head of Investor Relations for PixTech. He also has provided strategic business consulting services to companies such as DuPont Display, DuPont PhotoMask and Applied Materials.

Cathey holds seventeen patents and is on board of directors at CTIA. Cathey earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from Boise State University. Cathey sits on the board of San Diego Harbor Police Foundation.

What is James J. Cathey's net worth?

The estimated net worth of James J. Cathey is at least $804,419.88 as of January 11th, 2024. Mr. Cathey owns 4,972 shares of QUALCOMM stock worth more than $804,420 as of April 23rd. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Cathey may own. Additionally, Mr. Cathey receives an annual salary of $1,260,000.00 as Insider at QUALCOMM. Learn More about James J. Cathey's net worth.

How old is James J. Cathey?

Mr. Cathey is currently 58 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at QUALCOMM. The oldest executive at QUALCOMM is Mr. Alexander H. Rogers, President of Qualcomm Technology Licensing, who is 67 years old. Learn More on James J. Cathey's age.

What is James J. Cathey's salary?

As the Insider of QUALCOMM Incorporated, Mr. Cathey earns $1,260,000.00 per year. There are 3 executives that earn more than Mr. Cathey. The highest earning executive at QUALCOMM is Ms. Heather Ace, Chief Human Resources Officer, who commands a salary of $2,950,000.00 per year. Learn More on James J. Cathey's salary.

How do I contact James J. Cathey?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Cathey and other QUALCOMM executives is 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. QUALCOMM can also be reached via phone at (858) 587-1121 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on James J. Cathey's contact information.

Has James J. Cathey been buying or selling shares of QUALCOMM?

James J. Cathey has not been actively trading shares of QUALCOMM over the course of the past ninety days. Most recently, James J. Cathey sold 1,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $139.00, for a transaction totalling $139,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 4,972 shares of the company's stock, valued at $691,108. Learn More on James J. Cathey's trading history.

Who are QUALCOMM's active insiders?

QUALCOMM's insider roster includes Derek Aberle (President), Cristiano Amon (CEO), James Cathey (Insider), Matthew Grob (EVP), Jeffrey Henderson (Director), Brian Modoff (EVP), Steven Mollenkopf (CEO), John Murphy (SVP), Akash Palkhiwala (CFO), Erin Polek (CAO), Erin Polek (CAO), Alexander Rogers (Insider), Donald Rosenberg (EVP), Michelle Sterling (EVP), and James Thompson (CTO). Learn More on QUALCOMM's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of QUALCOMM?

In the last twelve months, insiders at the wireless technology company sold shares 17 times. They sold a total of 96,421 shares worth more than $13,217,875.55. The most recent insider tranaction occured on April, 4th when CFO Akash J Palkhiwala sold 3,000 shares worth more than $520,470.00. Insiders at QUALCOMM own 0.1% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at QUALCOMM.

Information on this page was last updated on 4/4/2024.

James J. Cathey Insider Trading History at QUALCOMM

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
1/11/2024Sell1,000$139.00$139,000.004,972View SEC Filing Icon  
11/13/2023Sell1,000$124.00$124,000.003,745View SEC Filing Icon  
10/11/2023Sell1,000$112.28$112,280.004,745View SEC Filing Icon  
9/11/2023Sell1,000$111.27$111,270.005,745View SEC Filing Icon  
8/11/2023Sell1,000$114.16$114,160.006,745View SEC Filing Icon  
9/15/2022Sell2,084$126.51$263,646.84917View SEC Filing Icon  
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James J. Cathey Buying and Selling Activity at QUALCOMM

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QUALCOMM Company Overview

QUALCOMM Incorporated engages in the development and commercialization of foundational technologies for the wireless industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on 3G/4G/5G and other technologies for use in wireless voice and data communications, networking, computing, multimedia, and position location products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, LTE and/or OFDMA-based 5G standards and their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including 5G, artificial intelligence, automotive, consumer, enterprise, cloud, IoT, and extended reality, and investments, including non-marketable equity securities and, to a lesser extent, marketable equity securities, and convertible debt instruments. It also provides development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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