Alex Katouzian currently serves as Group General Manager of the Mobile, Compute and XR (MCX) Business Unit, including Voice & Music and Wearable businesses of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. In this role, Katouzian is responsible for the business unit strategy, chipset and software portfolios, P&L, customer relationships, ecosystem business development, and oversight of all program management and execution for the Snapdragon platforms. His responsibilities include a focused expansion into creating premium, end-to-end experiences across handsets, earbuds and headsets, wearables, tablets, PCs, XR, gaming and security.
Katouzian joined Qualcomm in 2002 as part of the Mobile business team focused on UMTS and CDMA product lines. He has held several growing management positions responsible for the expansion of the Snapdragon CDMA, UMTS, LTE, 5G full system solutions, starting from feature phones to smart phones, to compute, infrastructure, and application processor roadmap across all BUs.
Katouzian has been in the wireless and multimedia semiconductor system industry for 35 years. Prior to joining Qualcomm, he held various management positions at Brooktree Corporation and Conexant Systems, where he developed complete chipsets, software, and system solutions for multimedia, graphics, consumer electronics, and cellular handsets.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, San Diego with an emphasis in Semiconductor Physics.