Sudeepto Roy will talk about the technology shift to 5G and how it is going to change our world.
As an engineering VP at Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL) division’s Technology and Product Management/Strategy team, he leads QTL’s regional strategy planning and initiatives.
Sudeepto is experienced in leading engineering and product planning teams to design and launch several generations of handsets, IoT, computing, networking, and infrastructure products and enabling the industry’s major technology shifts from 2G, 3G, 4G and now, 5G.
Sudeepto formed QCT’s software customer engineering organization in 1998, and grew it from scratch to a 1000+ strong worldwide team spread across North America, Europe and Asia and was instrumental in starting Qualcomm’s Hyderabad, Rome and Ottawa engineering centers. He also led Qualcomm’s chipset roadmap planning team for 2017-2018 smartphone product cycles.
At QTL, Sudeepto and his team are enabling system level designs and testing of IOT, 5G and AI based devices by patent licensees in developed markets, while incubating startups and new licensees launchs in emerging markets, particularly in India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Brazil and the Middle East. He is also an advocate of Qualcomm's technology leadership and business model to key opinion leaders worldwide.
Sudeepto holds a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Engineering and has completed a post graduate Engineering Management program at Caltech, and an Intellectual Property Law program at UC, San Diego.
Sudeepto volunteers for issues of community and educational interest (particularly, children's safety and development), and serves on the board of two non-profit schools ("La Petite Ecole" du Lycee Francais et International, and Onkur Bangla Language Academy of San Diego) and he has written on technology for the Sandpiper. His hobbies include family activities, travel, gardening, reading, music, and pilates.