Nakul Duggal serves as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Automotive at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. In this role, Duggal is responsible for leading our Automotive Business Unit globally with direct responsibility for P&L, Product Roadmap and Execution, Customer Partnerships, Growth and Acquisitions strategy and related end-to-end functions. Duggal and his team have led our Automotive product and business strategy since its inception in 2011, creating the Snapdragon Digital Chassis which includes our semiconductor, software and services portfolio across Connectivity, Cockpit and Driver Assistance / Automated Driving (ADAS/AD) domains and built Qualcomm’s automotive design-win pipeline through strategic partnerships with most major automakers and Tier-1 suppliers worldwide. In 2021, Duggal successfully led the acquisition of Arriver, an ADAS/AD stack subsidiary of Veoneer, a Swedish Tier-1 supplier which is now integrated into Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Ride platform. Under his leadership, the Automotive Business is now focused on our expansion into Smart Transportation and Mobility segments, Autonomous Driving, and the realization of a Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) for the Software Defined Vehicle. He joined Qualcomm in 1995 in the company’s commercial base station and infrastructure business. Over his career, he has held several engineering and management positions in the development and commercialization of Qualcomm’s wireless and application processor technologies, products, and industry initiatives across mobile, satellite systems, network engineering, handset distribution and machine-to-machine business segments. Duggal holds a BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering degree from M.S. University, India and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management.