'82 & ‘86, B.S. & M.S., Electrical Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego
Senior Vice President of Engineering
Ziad Mansour serves as Senior Vice President of Engineering leading the Digital Hardware
group in Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) division. In this role, Mansour provides
technical and management leadership for a cross functional engineering team, spread
across the U.S. and India, executing on the Cellular and Computing product (CPG, CCP)
Under Mansour’s leadership, the team has strengthened its expertise and scaled to
the size and output levels required to support QCT's business, which has shipped more
than 15 billion cumulative chips (ASICs) and 861M MSMs in CY14.
Prior to his current position, Mansour has held various leadership roles at Qualcomm.
He joined the company in 1995 as a staff engineer leading the GUM ASIC on the Globalstar
project. Quickly advancing within the organization, Mansour moved to QCT's VLSI group
in 1997. He was promoted to vice president in 2002, assuming responsibility for the
MSM chip development team.
Prior to Qualcomm, Mansour held chip, board and system design/project lead positions
at General Dynamics, TRW and Titan Linkabit all in support of communication systems.
Mansour holds patents in modem and low power implementation. Mansour holds a MS and
BS in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University.
- College of Engineering – Advisory Board Member