With strong ecosystem support eMTC (Cat-M1) and NB-IoT technologies have emerged as global Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions to address the massive surge of IoT and smart devices. These complementary technologies are designed to offer highly reliable, secure and trusted connectivity with ubiquitous coverage, and years of device battery-life. Thus, making both a must have for cellular operators to address the full range of IoT applications, services and deployments.
Serge Willenegger is senior vice president of product management for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. where he is responsible for Qualcomm’s core Snapdragon modem business, product portfolio and related modem technology product roadmap supporting cellular enabled products across other QCT business units.
Serge began his career with Qualcomm as an engineering intern in 1995, initially working on IS-95 system evolution. During his tenure, he has held various technology leadership and product management roles in CR&D, QSIO/3GPP, Europe business development and QCT. Serge's contribution was instrumental in establishing and expanding Qualcomm's technology, standardization and product leadership in UMTS and LTE.
Serge holds a Master in Telecommunication Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland.