Nakul Duggal
Group General Manager, Automotive, Industrial and Cloud
Qualcomm, Incorporated

Nakul Duggal serves as Group General Manager of Automotive, Industrial and Cloud, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. In this role, Duggal is responsible for leading our Automotive, Industrial & Embedded IOT, and Cloud Computing Business Units globally with direct responsibility for P&L, product roadmap and execution, customer partnerships, growth and acquisitions strategy, and related end-to-end functions. 

Duggal and his team have led our Automotive product and business strategy since its inception in 2011, creating the Snapdragon Digital Chassis which includes our semiconductor, software and services portfolio across Connectivity, Cockpit and Driver Assistance / Automated Driving (ADAS/AD) domains and built Qualcomm’s automotive design-win pipeline through strategic partnerships with most major automakers and Tier-1 suppliers worldwide.  In 2021, Duggal successfully led the acquisition of Arriver, an ADAS/AD stack subsidiary of Veoneer, a Swedish Tier-1 supplier which is now integrated into Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Ride platform.  Under his leadership, the Automotive business is now focused on our expansion into Smart Transportation and Mobility segments, Autonomous Driving, and the realization of the Software Defined Vehicle.

Duggal is also responsible for Qualcomm’s Industrial & Embedded IOT business where he and his team drive market-leading Connectivity Solutions, focus on driving adoption of developer-oriented Snapdragon platforms and enablement of Aware SaaS capabilities.  As part of our Cloud initiatives, he focuses on offering our AI inference solutions that range from Natural Language Processing, Gen AI for Large Language & Vision Models, Driver Assistance data reprocessing and Computer Vision based image classification and object detection to Cloud Service Providers as well as Enterprises. 

Duggal joined Qualcomm in 1995 in the company’s commercial base station and infrastructure business.  Over his career, he has held several engineering and management positions in the development and commercialization of Qualcomm’s wireless and application processor technologies, products, and industry initiatives across mobile, satellite systems, network engineering, handset distribution and machine-to-machine business segments.

Duggal holds a BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering degree from M.S. University, India and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management. 

Nakul Duggal