Qualcomm Names New Wireless Knowledge CEO
Norm Fjeldheim is new CEO of Qualcomm's Wireless Knowledge subsidiary.Qualcomm Inc. has named Norm Fjeldheim CEO of its Wireless Knowledge subsidiary, officials at the San Diego company announced Friday. Fjeldheim most recently was Qualcomms chief information officer, a post he had held since 1999. He replaces Eric Schultz, who has resigned from Wireless Knowledge. Wireless Knowledge is a wireless middleware server company, which Qualcomm created with Microsoft Corp. in 1998. Microsoft sold its half of the company to Qualcomm last November as it became clear that Wireless Knowledge was competing directly with some of Microsofts own separate efforts.
Qualcomm specializes in CDMA (code division multiple access) technology, which is the basis for several U.S. wireless networks.