Mr. Anand CHANDRASEKHER

 

​Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Qualcomm

Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Intel (USA)

Chandrasekher is a seasoned global operating and management executive with a track record for delivering innovation. He is recognized as a visionary with the ability to create and exploit disruptions in the marketplace. During his 24 years tenure at Intel Corporation, Chandrasekher held a variety of roles including head of Intel's mobile business, server and workstation business, global sales  organization; and, global marketing. His last assignment at Intel was the Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Most recently, he was President of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. and Vice Chairman of Huaxintong Semiconductor, Inc. (China), and, was in charge of the Qualcomm Centriq™ processor family. He is known for his pioneering efforts on the Intel Centrino™ and Atom™ platforms which helped usher in the modern era of mobility;  and, for his work on Qualcomm's Centriq™ARM servers. Chandrasekher is presently working on a startup that is in stealth mode.

 

Chandrasekher received his Bachelor's in Computer Science from Cornell University, his Master's in Operations Research from Cornell University; and, his MBA from Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management.

 

Chandrasekher  is a founding board member on Cornell's College of Computing and Information Sciences; a member of Cornell's Trustee Council; and, a charter member at The Indus Entrepreneurs. Chandrasekher was named CRN's "Innovator of the year" in  2004 for his work on the Intel Centrino™ platform; and, was nominated to be one of the "Top 25 CMO's" in 2014 by Forbes. He is cited in Steve Hamm's book "The race for perfect" and, in Judy Estrin's book "Closing the innovation gap". Chandrasekher has also been a visiting lecturer at the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business.

 

He lives with his wife and two children in Saratoga, CA.