Nakul Duggal is responsible for the automotive and the M2M portfolio, including chipset product strategy, vertical-specific requirements, and ecosystem partnerships at Qualcomm Technologies. Nakul joined Qualcomm in 1995 as an engineer focused on the company’s commercial base station and infrastructure business. Subsequent successes in both engineering and project lead roles elevated him to various management positions within Qualcomm’s Engineering Services Group (ESG), where he focused on the development and commercialization of CDMA and UMTS technologies. While in ESG, he led the Open Market Handset (OMH) initiative, an industry-wide effort to expand CDMA device distribution into the open market.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Nakul was a product engineer at Tata Telecom in India, where he was responsible for product management and systems engineering for the company’s wire-line switching systems. Nakul holds a BSEE degree from M.S. University, India, and an MA in Business Administration from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.