The Avatars of Intelligence – Rise of the IoT and the Cloud



The Rise of IoT and the Cloud and their associated technologies and platforms are slowly but surely fueling the emergence of new market segments that are shaping our way of life. The versatility of the Devices combined with the power of Networks and Data Centers to marshal the Data for the end-spaces is what is transforming pervasive computing to intelligent computing. This presentation will take you on this journey catalyzed with the smart capabilities of the underlying semiconductors and SoCs to explore:
    • Market Shifts and Emergence of High Volume New Markets
    • GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Key insights into the Semiconductor Industry
    • India Inc. in this arena and forging a growth path

Speaker Biography

Sanjay Jha is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Appointed in January 2014, Sanjay has a successful track record of senior executive experience in the technology industry, most recently as Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility, which was spun out as an independent public company from Motorola Inc. in early 2011. During this period, Motorola Mobility was comprised of the Mobile Devices and Home (set-top box and cable infrastructure) businesses, as well as Motorola Mobility Ventures. He joined Motorola as co-CEO in 2008, while serving simultaneously as CEO of Motorola’s Mobile Devices Business.

Prior to Motorola, Sanjay held multiple senior engineering and executive positions during his 14 years with Qualcomm, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Qualcomm Inc. from 2006 to 2008. As COO, Sanjay oversaw corporate research and development and as well as Qualcomm Flarion Technologies (QFT). Beginning in 2003 upon his appointment as President of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), he led Qualcomm’s semiconductor business and oversaw the development of five generations of modem and cell site chipsets, both digital baseband and radio frequency (RF), as well as system software. Sanjay also led the formation of Qualcomm Technologies & Ventures, where he managed both the technology investment portfolio and the new technology group as Senior Vice President and General Manager.

Earlier in his career, Sanjay held lead design engineering roles with Brooktree Corporation in San Diego, and GEC Hirst Research Centre in London.

Sanjay was awarded a D.Sc. (h.c.) from Strathclyde University, Scotland in 2011. He holds a Ph.D. in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Strathclyde University, Scotland and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from University of Liverpool, England.