Rajen Vagadia

Vice President, Carrier Strategy Business, Qualcomm

Speaker Bio

As vice president-Business Development at Qualcomm India Pvt Ltd, Rajen leads global distribution and carrier strategy, functions.

His key responsibility as global distribution head is managing operations focused on driving growth leveraging distribution channel.

As a carrier strategy head, he is responsible for providing strategic advise to carrier partners on business and economic decision with techno-economic modeling, market assessment and monetization framework for emerging technologies.

Based in SanDiego, Rajen has over thirty years of experience in the telecom industry, covering diverse areas and geographies, in manufacturing, business development and sales, supply-chain and strategy. Till recently, he was the Region President of Qualcomm-India. He joined Qualcomm in 2011 and during his tenure, has played a key role in driving 5G and LTE (Long-term Evolution) growth for India, working with ecosystem stakeholders towards the launch of 5G in India and expanding opportunities for business in Growth Technologies across different verticals such as automotive, wearables, healthcare tech, home automation and industrial automation.