Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
President QIP, Qualcomm
Rob Chandhok serves as President of Qualcomm Interactive Platforms (QIP) and is responsible for aligning QTI’s hardware, software and services initiatives by driving the innovation and development strategies of QTI’s mobile software technologies. This includes integration of mobile operating systems and applications written to them with the QTI’s industry-leading chipsets as well as driving the advancement of QTI products and enabling technologies that enhance performance of QTI’s client and server platforms. Chandhok also serves as president of Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of QTI focused on mobile open source contributions. In this role, Chandhok drives the strategies and development for enabling and optimizing open source software with QTI technology, and for relationships with the broader open source community. Previously, Chandhok was a key member of the team that launched the company’s Brew mobile software business, and he also led engineering and development efforts for QChat, VoIP push-to-talk over CDMA IP data. Prior, he acted as the chief system architect for MediaFLO. Chandhok worked as a research computer scientist for over 10 years at the Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science. Chandhok holds 22 patents and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.