Gopi Sirineni is vice president of product management for Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing product management and business development for the wired and wireless infrastructure networking (WIN) business unit and running connected home solutions (CHS) group.
Under Gopi’s leadership, he has also helped establish Qualcomm’s leading position in Wi-Fi. Working closely with engineering, Gopi played a key role in positioning Qualcomm as the leading provider of 802.11ac with MU-MIMO solutions for connected home, securing designs with all major router manufacturers. He developed QCT’s strategy for whole home coverage with addition of smart repeaters in the home, a segment that Qualcomm now leads, and drove the strategy and launch of Wi-Fi SON (self-organizing networks), a homegrown software solution and key differentiator for all Qualcomm connectivity products. Additionally, Gopi successfully led the customer expansion and diversification strategy for the CHS business unit by securing designs from all major router manufacturers, including Google, Linksys, Netgear, ASUS, Eero, Luma, Plume, D-link, Xiaomi, among others.
Gopi joined Qualcomm in 2012, through the acquisition of Ubicom, as senior director of business development for the networking business unit, and played a key role in driving the consumer electronics, carrier and retail segments.
Prior to Qualcomm, Gopi held executive marketing and engineering leadership roles at Ubicom, Appliedmicro, Cavium, Marvell and IDT, where he built up expertise in core networking, embedded CPU and Wi-Fi. He was also founder and chief executive officer of Cloudgrapes, a cloud transcoding company.
Gopi earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arkansas and a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad.