Patrick serves in dual executive roles at Qualcomm as Senior Vice President and GM, Automotive and Senior Vice President, Global Channel Management. Mr. Little was previously Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing at CSR (a Qualcomm Company) and has more than 25 years of executive management, engineering, general management and commercial experience in the semiconductor industry. He was previously Chief Executive Officer at eASIC Corporation, following a successful career at Xilinx Inc., where he held a number of senior executive leadership roles including Senior Vice President of Global Products & Markets, Senior Vice President High Volume Products, and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Services. Patrick also served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Believe, Inc., Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Rendition, Inc. (acquired by Micron Technology, Inc.) and General Manager of the consumer audio division of Diamond Multimedia Systems, Inc. Over his career, Patrick has served on the Board of Directors of numerous public and private technology companies.
Mr. Little holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University.