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Kabir Kasargod

Director, Business Development, Qualcomm Life

Kabir Kasargod is the Director of Business Development at Qualcomm Life. In his current role, Kabir is driving Qualcomm Life’s global ecosystem strategy & vision by identifying best-in-class developers and ecosystem partners, collaborating with those key partners to drive new initiatives, and defining new strategy related to APIs, apps & services to maintain Qualcomm Life’s position as the torch-bearer of next-gen health. Through these efforts, Kabir has evolved Qualcomm Life’s app developer environments into one of the industry’s most comprehensive API suites. Kabir has been instrumental in developing core mobile solutions that transform the smartphone and tablet into personal health monitors, in garnering key industry awards at CES and CTIA for innovation in mobile health apps, and in helping to expand Qualcomm Life’s invention portfolio in next-gen health.

In his previous role, Kabir was the founder of Vive, an internal venture at Qualcomm Labs that was founded following its recognition as one of the Top 2 entries in a global innovation competition organized by Qualcomm’s Innovation Network. GigaOM recognized Vive as one of the Top 3 most promising startups of 2010 and Vive was later re-acquired by Qualcomm Internet Services. Prior to launching Vive, Kabir drove strategy and innovation in the app store space at Qualcomm Internet Services, developing new solutions for wireless carriers in the early days of app stores.

Prior to joining Qualcomm, Kabir worked as a product manager at Verizon Wireless, driving Verizon’s wireless data strategy. Prior to Verizon, Kabir developed cellular base station requirements for Ericsson’s wireless infrastructure.

Kabir holds a masters of science in electrical engineering from Rutgers University, and a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from VJTI Mumbai, India.