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Reimagining industries with 5G
5G and Diversity e and Engineering
When: Thu, August 10, 2017, 5:30-8:00pm
Where: Qualcomm SCL Café (Building B), 3165 Kifer Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Registration: book your ticket here
5:30 – 6:30 Registration/Networking/Food
6:30 – 7:30 5G: From the company that brought you 3G and 4G
Keynote speaker: Rashmi Char, VP Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated
The keynote will focus on the evolution and development of various generations (1G to 5G) of mobile wireless technology and Qualcomm’s role as the trailblazer of this evolution.
Rashmi serves as Vice President of engineering for Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated., and is a member of Qualcomm’s Women’s Leadership Council and a part of Qualcomm’s Executive Women’s Leadership Development program. She has a bachelor of engineering Degree in Electronics and Computer Science and a master’s degree in Computer Science from SDSU.
7:30 – 8:00 Lightning Talk
Keynote Speaker: Vicki Mealer-Burke, VP and Chief Diversity Officer, Qualcomm Inc.
As both a product and business leader, Vicki will discuss the importance and relevance of building diverse and inclusive teams in the technology sector.
Vicki is Qualcomm’s first Chief Diversity Officer. In this role as Vice President & CDO, Vicki brings over 20 years of business and operational leadership experience at Qualcomm. She is the chairperson of Qualcomm’s Women’s Leadership Council, co-creator of Qualcomm’s Executive Women’s Leadership Development program and is the executive sponsor of eQuality, Qualcomm’s LGBTQ employee network.
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