Tech Summit

Ziad Asghar

VP Product Management, Snapdragon Roadmap & Application Processor Technologies

Ziad Asghar is Vice President of Product Management at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc (QTI). He leads Snapdragon roadmap planning and application processor technologies, covering all smartphone platform products.

Ziad drives the definition of the products ensuring that our products lead in technology and enable best-in-class user experiences while making tradeoffs between features, power, performance, and cost. He also leads application processor technologies including artificial intelligence, camera, graphics, CPU, audio, video and security.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the wireless semiconductor industry where he has held a broad set of leadership positions from R&D to product management. Ziad holds an MBA from UCSD and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University and Southern Methodist University.



At Qualcomm, we invent breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes, and communicates. You interact with products and technologies made possible by Qualcomm every day—5G-enabled smartphones that double as pro-level cameras and gaming devices, connectivity solutions that keep you connected even in remote areas, 5G that makes cities safer with smart infrastructure, and the technology that powers the smart, connected factories that manufactured your latest purchase. Our work is behind and inside the innovations that deliver significant value across multiple industries and to billions of people every day.