Smith Executive Speakers: Qualcomm

Join us on Monday, February 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. in Room 1524 (Frank Auditorium) for our first Smith Executive Speakers series. Learn from Akash Palkhiwala, Chief Financial Officer of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Sasmit Dwivedi, Senior Director of Investor Relations, and their journey from Smith MBA students to become executives in one of the world's largest wireless network and innovations companies.

Speaker Bio

Akash Palkhiwala, MBA ’99Akash Palkhiwala,
Chief Financial Officer, Qualcomm Incorporated

Akash Palkhiwala served as senior vice president and finance lead for QCT for four years, with responsibility for finance and accounting for all chipset products and segments including Mobile, RF Front End, Compute, Auto, Connectivity and Networking, and IoT.

Palkhiwala joined Qualcomm in 2001, and during this time has held several finance leadership roles including treasurer, financial planning & analysis and corporate development. He has been part of the senior finance leadership team for more than 10 years. Prior to joining the Company, Palkhiwala was an analyst at KeyBank.




1524 Van Munching Hall – Frank Auditorium


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