Grzegorz-Ombach

GRZEGORZ OMBACH

Vice President Engineering & General Manager Halo China @ QUALCOMM

SHORT BIO

Grzegorz is passionate about managing technological innovation in cross functional teams. His combination of engineering and commercial expertise together with a truly global outlook (having worked across Europe the USA and China) put him in a strong position to drive international market success for high-tech innovations.

During last 7 years he has worked at Qualcomm as a Vice President and General Manager of a breakthrough technology licensing business. In this role he was responsible for business, technology and innovation portfolio development in close collaboration with strategic partners and universities.

Before joining Qualcomm he was with Brose Fahrzeugteile, where he managed the design of new automotive systems and intellectual property portfolio as Director of Advanced Development. Prior to Brose Fahrzeugteile, Grzegorz was Principal Expert at Siemens VDO Automotive AG where his responsibilities included management of a panel of experts in charge of R&D of electric/electronic systems for automotive at the company.

Grzegorz holds Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Silesian University of Technology, Poland and Certificate in Global Management from The Business School for the World – INSEAD.

Grzegorz has authored and coauthored over 100+ papers and holds more than 30 patents (awarded and pending). He has been awarded Guest Professorship at the Zhejiang University in China.