Cristiano Amon serves as executive vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and co-president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), the world’s largest provider of wireless chipsets and software solutions. In this role, and in partnership with Murthy Renduchintala, he is responsible for the oversight of all activities related to Qualcomm’s semiconductor business within the mobile and computing segment. Amon also serves as a member of Qualcomm’s executive committee.
Prior to his co-president role, Amon served as Senior Vice President of Product Management of QCT, managing the company’s wireless chipset portfolio. While at Qualcomm, he was also the chief technical officer of Vésper, a wireless operator in Brazil.
Mr. Amon joined Qualcomm in 1995 as an engineer and throughout his tenure held several other technical and leadership roles. Amon also held positions in NEC, Ericsson and Velocom Inc.
Mr. Amon holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from UNICAMP – Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.