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James Munn

Vice President, Business Development – Sub-Sahara Africa at Qualcomm


James Munn is the vice president of business development in Sub-Sahara Africa for Qualcomm Incorporated based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Munn manages Qualcomm’s strategic relationships with the Company’s regional customers, including network operators/carriers, mobile handset vendors and software developers.

Before joining Qualcomm, Mr. Munn was vice president of Samsung South Africa’s mobile division where he spearheaded sales and marketing operations and played a leading role in growing Samsung’s regional market share by more than 20 percent. Previously, he spent 10 years with Ericsson and most recently served as South Africa director of consumer products for Sony Ericsson, overseeing the launch of the company’s brand in South Africa and multiplying their relationships with key partners and customers. Prior to this, Mr. Munn worked in the European arena for Matsushita Communications (Panasonic) during the time when Europe started to migrate from analog to digital networks.

Mr. Munn earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international marketing from the University of Greenwich in London.

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