Kirti Gupta

Kirti Gupta

Vice President, Technology and Economic Strategy
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Kirti Gupta is a seasoned economist, engineer and industry expert with around 20 years of Fortune 500 industry experience in diverse roles spanning engineering, litigation and policy. She serves as vice president and chief economist at Qualcomm, providing economic analysis and thought leadership on global technology, intellectual property (IP) and antitrust economic policy issues in collaboration with business stakeholders and a global network of experts, economists, lawyers and policymakers. She has been involved in various antitrust and IP litigation cases and in various strategic IP management initiatives. She is a co-founder and executive director of the IPLeadershIP platform, which convenes timely dialogues on IP and antitrust policy issues on a regular basis. Previously, she spent over a decade as a wireless engineering and R&D expert with experience in various standards bodies focused on the 3G and 4G technologies that power billions of mobile devices today. She is a co‐inventor of over 40 patents in the field of wireless communications and has published in various policy, law and economics journals. Dr Gupta holds an MS in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a PhD in economics from the University of California, San Diego.
 

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