Cristiano Amon serves as executive vice president of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), the world’s largest provider of wireless chipsets and software solutions. In this role, he is responsible for the oversight of all activities related to Qualcomm’s semiconductor business. Amon also serves as a member of Qualcomm’s executive committee.
Amon served as co-president of QCT for three years and prior to this was senior vice president of product management with QCT, managing the Company’s wireless chipset portfolio. Amon joined Qualcomm in 1995 as an engineer and during this time he has held several other business and technical leadership roles at the Company.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Amon served as the chief technical officer of Vésper, a wireless operator in Brazil and held positions in NEC, Ericsson and Velocom Inc.
Amon holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from UNICAMP – Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.