Alex Gantman serves as Vice President of engineering for Qualcomm Technologies Inc. He is responsible for leading the Qualcomm Product Security Initiative.
Alex joined Qualcomm in 1996 as a software engineering intern. From 1996 to 2001 he worked as a software engineer on a variety of product teams, until joining what was to become the nucleus of Qualcomm's Product Security Initiative. With academic background in applied cryptography and software engineering, Alex's security work spanned secure protocol design, risk analysis, static analysis, and exploit mitigation. Alex holds numerous patents in the field of computer security. He received Bachelor's (1998) and Master's (2001) degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.