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Dr. Avneesh Agrawal
Senior Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies

Dr. Avneesh Agrawal is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT). QCT is the world’s largest provider of wireless chipsets and software solutions. Dr. Agrawal began his career at QUALCOMM in 1994 as a systems engineer for Globalstar. In 1998 he became the project engineer for Qualcomm’s first UMTS chipset. In 2005 he became the General Manager for Qualcomm’s Technology & Venture (QT&V) division responsible for Qualcomm’s venture investments and research in new technologies. In 2007, Dr Agrawal joined the Office of the CTO leading Qualcomm’s R&D in OFDMA based next generation wireless technologies. Dr Agrawal joined QCT in 2009, and is currently leading the development of wireless LAN/PAN & Broadcast chipsets in QCT. Dr Agrawal holds more than 50 patents in the field of wireless communications. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Systems Engineering and Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering, all from Stanford University