Rajen Vagadia

President and Country Head, Qualcomm India and SAARC

Rajen’s key responsibilities are to manage Qualcomm India & SAARC operations focusing on driving growth through carriers, OEMs and ecosystem partners. He oversees the entire regional sales and business organization with responsibility for all go-to market activities under the Qualcomm Technologies and Qualcomm Technologies Licensing businesses.

Rajen has close to 29 years of experience in the telecom industry, covering diverse areas in manufacturing, business development and sales, supply-chain & strategy. He joined Qualcomm in 2011 and during his tenure he has played a key role in driving the LTE (Long-term Evolution) growth for India and expanding opportunities for the Adjacent Technologies business in the country. He led the business development of the Internet of Everything (IoE) across different verticals covering smart cities, healthcare, automotive, wearables, home automation and industrial automation.

Prior to joining Qualcomm, Rajen has held local and regional executive level positions at Motorola, Tata Teleservices Ltd, Elcoteq and Reliance Infocomm Ltd. in the areas of business development and outsourcing. He was also an entrepreneur early in his career.