Technology Leader of the Year 2022
Dev Singh is responsible for leading and managing the robotics and intelligent machines within the Qualcomm Technologies’ IoT business unit. As robotics, drone and intelligent machine lead, Dev has overseen countless launches of world-changing, next-generation technology, including the Qualcomm Flight Platform, which powered the Mars Perseverance rover and the Ingenuity helicopter on the first-ever Mars flight. While the platform was not originally developed for space travel, it had the high power and unique features that NASA/JPL required, including powerful autonomous operation features, making it the best choice to tackle challenges of this historic flight. He has also overseen the launch of various robotics platforms at Qualcomm, including the
Qualcomm Robotics RB5 5G Platform. This is the world’s first 5G- and AI-enabled drone platform and the Qualcomm Robotics RB5 Platform is the company’s premium tier of robotics solutions. These solutions have enabled manufacturing applications across industries including healthcare, energy and utilities, logistics, warehousing, agriculture, construction, and more.
By ensuring the launch of these ground-breaking technologies, Dev has heavily contributed to the success of these industries and been a key player in the digitalization of our modern world.